Writerly Rant #10
In Honour of NaNoWriMo –
I came across this great aside by Charlotte Cuevas shortly after NaNoWriMo started and asked for her permission to reblog it. Now that NaNoWriMo is at a close and many writers do or don’t have their word-count in hand, I thought it would be relevant to revisit these thoughts as we move forward.
The whole project is supposed to be this uplifting, self-challenging exercise that not only tests your capabilities and willpower, but motivates you to create something you wouldn’t otherwise have had the gumption to complete. Plus, since there’s a whole bunch of other people doing it at the same time, you’ve got this expansive community of writers to hold hands and sing Kumbayah with (or beat your heads on your desks in unison, whatever the case may…
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