Notes to Myself

Okay, so I’m doing NaNo again–like I’ve said in an earlier post–against my better judgement, but I’m really hoping it’ll get me into a writing routine again. The shitty summer I had threw me off, and I just haven’t been able to recover from it.

Maybe one of my biggest problems is my enthusiasm for writing has been kind of low. I’ll get excited about an idea only for it to wane when I sit down to try and write. I can’t seem to maintain the level of love for an idea that I could in May. It’s becoming a real problem and I’m not sure what to do about it.

I know that if this happens in November, I will not make it to 50k. Sooo, I’m going to write this post for myself, and try and capture some of the excitement I feel about the idea I’ve decided to run with. Hopefully, I’ll be smart enough to revisit this if I run into trouble down the line. Continue reading