I have never actually participated in NaNoWriMo (or National Novel Writing Month), although I enjoy the status updates I see about it in my Facebook feed. I like not being the only person I know obsessed with word counts. And in that spirit I’m doing my best to surf the good writerly vibes and get this mystery novel draft started for real.
Well, first there will be a lot of scrabbling. First I will apparently have to nail down what my protagonist would call her male parent most naturally.
But these are minor things.
2,300 words on the page today.
So it begins.