Friday, November 29, 2013

Nano is a four letter word

Friday's original fiction this week: (based on actual events...)

Once upon a time there was a boy who started a novel.  23 years later he still hadn't finished it so when his friends said, "Try Nano, you'll love it," he did.  50,000 words in 30 days sounded like a lot, but he was used to writing about 2,000 and was confident that with a bit of stubborn discipline, he could make it.  In 250 words he'll meet the mark for the contest, but not for himself -- the novel will be a stopping point but not at the end.

Then of course he'll have to do a rewrite.

But this will be a novel that was finished.  Not like the other one from 23 years ago.

And the blog will resume.

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