I’m ignoring my calendar…

crest-bda7b7a6e1b57bb9fb8ce9772b8faafb… but reminders keep popping up. It’s NaNoWriMo time again, and I can feel the pressure building as I approach the starting gate. I’m not as ready this year as I have been in the past. My freezer is NOT full of pre-cooked meals, my apartment is NOT spic’n’span. My desk is NOT cleared of school work.

Three weeks ago I was thinking I’d skip it this year. That could have been the lazy me speaking, or the over-committed me, or the grouchy me, or the me who would much rather read than write.

And yet …

I’m registered, I’ve connected with some NaNo writing buddies, I’ve taped a plot outline to the wall over my desk, I’ve charted my daily word count, I’ve decided on a set of names for my characters, I’ve started warning my students and colleagues that next month I won’t be available for anything.

It looks like I’m in. For now. I’ll let you know how it goes.

PS: I want to know where Chef Janet got her great NaNo images.

About Lizzie Ross

in no particular order: author, teacher, cyclist, world traveler, single parent. oh, and i read. a lot.
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4 Responses to I’m ignoring my calendar…

  1. HAHAHA! Let’s see if I can send them to you. I just got online, then made a picmonkey collage….

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