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Hello, my writing peeps!

Just a quick question, and feel free to wipe me off the planet if this is the last thing any of you want to know about/discuss etc:

Is anybody contemplating taking on NaNoWriMo this year? I've thought about it in the past, but this year, I think I'm finally in a place where I can actually do this - even though it requires planning, and even worse, a plot.

It's just, I think I might need some encouragement, you know? Maybe somebody who can shoot me an email, or daily PM or something like that. A visual kick in the arse, as it were. I'm willing to return the favour, if needed! I know I can't spend all day on social media, cause that defeats the purpose of setting a writing goal, but as much as the family is behind me (meaning, in theory, but the reality is a different beast), you guys are my best bet for success, I think.

Also, does anyone know if bluespirit on AO3 is here on LJ? I need to contact her(?) and ask a question, but it doesn't need to be out there for all the world to read.

Ta - and many happy words to you all. :)


Nov. 3rd, 2014 01:34 am (UTC)
Well, I use an e-mail client that has most of my addresses linked and I leave it open when I don't mind being disturbed by pop-ups. But it can be very distracting.

Gee, I hope the atmosphere eases up a bit.

I felt a bit torn about my projects today, and didn't get much done. I woke up with an idea for my current favourite het pairing, and jotted down the rudimentary premise. But I kept being sidetracked with reviewing canon for yuletide, trying to finish my podfic, writing fills for fic-promptly's challenge week and trying to decide which drabbletag prompt to fill at femslash100. Yeah, I know, zero focus. I told myself last month to pop out a fill for that drabbletag every day because it end on Nov 30, but I'm currently running out of ideas for the fandoms I don't need to review extensively.

Long story short, I "only" made it to 770 today. :) Hope you did better!

Edited at 2014-11-03 01:35 am (UTC)
Nov. 3rd, 2014 08:46 pm (UTC)
The atmosphere is much better, thanks. Talking things out helped a lot.

That said, my life is about to get a little crazy around here. We have a new family arriving on Wednesday, and my family is helping them settle in. I have to shop tomorrow for groceries, and then on Wednesday head out to the airport to collect them. I don't even know where their house is!

Now, I'm not working, so I should just stop whining, but damn it, I planned for this month to be free. Humph.


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