With November and National Novel Writing Month just a few days away, writers everywhere are stocking up on ink, canned soup, and self-doubt.
I took part ‘officially’ through their website a few years ago, but it was an irritating experience I’m not looking to repeat. In strangely fortuitous timing, I’ll be writing the first draft of a cyberpunk heist novel in November, which, if the characters play nice, I’m planning to spin into a series. The idea has been percolating for a few months now as I’ve been busy finishing off my last book, Zenith Rising (releasing in December), so I’m confident it’ll come together. I’m also excited to be writing in a new genre, bring on the megacorps and cyberware!
Think you’ll be participating in NaNoWriMo this year? If you are, good luck — try not to get lost in the big picture, just put down one word after another; it’s always worked for me.
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