• NaNoWriMo,  Where I'm Writing,  Writer's Atelier

    NaNoWriMo, Weeks 3–4: Giving Up & Never Giving Up

    After the fifteenth—and, if I’m being painfully honest with myself, a little before then— it was made abundantly clear to me that there was no path to 50,000 words for me this year. Between a six-day workweek at my day job, the promises I made to critique others’ work, and having written past the point I’d planned out, I struggled to form words even for this blog post (which is why it’s so late!). But I won’t count this week as a loss. Progress is progress, right? Every day of NaNoWriMo teaches something new, and I’ll sum up those lessons and share those for you now. Word Counts Don’t get…