starting on NaNo
Ballet theater in Russia. National Geographic | May 1971
You are so prepared!
(shamelessly stolen from the wonderful Jennifer)
Working Title: None
Genre: YA, Fantasy, I don’t fucking know. Romance.
Projected Word Count: I think I can make it to 10K or 15K
AT THE START DO YOU:
Have an outline? nope
Know how it starts? not really
Know how it ends? absolutely not
Have your climax in order? HAHAHAHAHA NO.
Have your main characters yet? YES (woohoo!)
Plan to draw on your experiences? no, I don’t think so.
IS YOUR WORK GOING TO BE:
Funny? I don’t know.
Based on another story? No.
HOW MUCH HAVE YOU PLANNED? HAVE YOU USED:
A paper journal? no.
A computer? no.
Index cards? No.
Bulleted lists? no.
Plot Charts? No.
Character Charts? No.
Character formulas? No.
ODDS AND ENDS:
Favourite writing resource? the internet.
A line you would like to use: “Is that a zombie?.”
A scene you would like to include: a picnic. and zombies
A concept you would like to explore: I. DON’T. KNOW
A cliché you would like avoid: NONE. ALL THE CLICHÉS. ALL THE TIME
A character you would like to use: Rose & Georgia
Do you expect to be able to complete it? no.
Do you intend to complete it? probably not.
Would you ever try to publish it? not really
What do you expect to get out this month of frantic writing? an aneurism.
I FAIL TO SEE HOW THIS COULD GO BADLY.
ALSO. In case you hadn’t realized, my contingency plan is an apocalypse. Of the zombie persuasion. BECAUSE WHEN IN DOUBT BRING ON THE ZOMBIES.
I love fiercely.
My overwhelming charms, incredible wit, and unsurpassed talent in all ventures I undertake.
go to the cemetery, sacrifice a goat, dance naked with the Devil, drink the blood of innocents, be back in bed by 3AM (hey, I’m not that young anymore)
let’s help each other, yeah?