Anika Perry is another blogger I follow on a regular basis. In today’s post she gives a great overview of recent creative efforts, her progress, self-evaluations, and the satisfaction it is bringing. Every author, published or not, should take a few minutes to read about the upside of writing. Enjoy my Sunday reblog!
At the beginning of October I felt the buzz from the build-up of writers preparing for this months challenge. Come the middle of October the intensity of preparations was increasing and as I read more and more about the NaNoWriMo I was sorely tempted to join.
However, my writing needs did not suit the criteria for the actual challenge, but knowing so many of you were beavering away on your creative projects I was inspired to set and try to complete my own challenge.
I have already completed 70,000 words of my first draft. My challenge is now to finish this by the end of the month!
My initial task was to familiarise myself with what I have written – this alone filled me with fear.
One day in mid October I set the printer going and looked on in quiet awe as it shook under the stress of the…
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