So, it’s 5:48pm here. Just got home from work, paid the rent (awesome, let me tell you. Seeing half my monthly pay float away in thirty seconds is fking awesome).
Total word count: 0.
I was feeling pretty lousy at midnight, and couldn’t psych myself up properly to write. Then I drifted in and out of doziness the whole night – I got literally maybe two or three hours of sleep. And unfortunately, then I had to go to work. Because I work at a law office, I can’t sneak out any time to write during the odd moments – I have to bill all of my time.
But now I’m back at home. I still have six hours of day-one-ness left, and I figure I can probably get 10-11k done in that time before the lack of sleeping last night catches up with me. It’ll mean I get to start my month behind (also fking awesome), but that really can’t be helped at this stage.
Also, more awesome.
I don’t have an outline.
Not even a basic one.
Not even the beginning of one.
I have characters (who aren’t named yet). I have a world (which isn’t mapped yet). I have vague plot arcs (which aren’t defined yet).
We’re less than 18 hours into NaNo and I can already tell how full of win this month is going to be.
Anyway. I’m going to wrap this up so I can get started writing at the top of the hour. The first thousand words or so should show up in an excerpt somewhere by tomorrowish. Maybe another post later tonight, if I have anything to say.
NaNo on, lurky readers – your month can’t be going much worse than mine!