All posts tagged: NaNoWriMo

Story of a story

November is gone… Really gone. On one hand, I’m really glad: NaNoWriMo is over, and I managed to reach the 50,000 words target. Now, I can relax and enjoy finishing the novel at a more humane pace. I can now see the end of it, the real finishing line, and the months of editing and pulling my head ahead.

Brief novel extract

Hello everyone! How are you? I’ve decided to post a brief extract from the novel I’m trying to write for NaNoWriMo. I’m already on c. 17,700 words, which means I’m awfully delayed (I should have written c.30,000 by now) but I still haven’t lost hope, especially since today I wrote more than 5,000! It’s very short, and it’s a draft, as it hasn’t been edited at all, so expects mistakes of any kind. I know I should try to edit it as I’m publishing it here, but in true NaNo style, I refuse to edit anything in November! So hey, if you happen to read this, and would like to give me your opinion, please, comment below! Your thoughts would be much appreciated. I hope you enjoy it! Emily glanced at the clock. It was almost time. It was unnerving how slow time was passing. Tick-tock. Tick-tock. The noise seemed to get louder and louder, and she could feel a cold sweat on her brow. She wiped it away with the back of her hand, …