No, it isn’t some new alien tech speak. It stands for National Novel Writers Month.
For 30 exciting days in November, people around the world join in the common goal to write their own novel. The end goal is 50,000 words. They don’t even have to be perfect words. You could even write a story about glow in the dark lava sharks in a hollowed out volcano, just sit in the chair and put fingers to keys!
So, it is almost 3am on the first day of Nano. I just finished typing in my scenes and have 7,890 words.
I’m pretty pleased with my new story. As I was typing I realized my male lead needs a name change. In the rush and excitement of my first Nano event, I used the name James Clemens. I’ve been obsessed with the pacing of my favorite writer, James Rollins/ James Clemens and his name slipped into my story. A definite change! First thing in the morning, if I can sleep. The story is spinning in my mind 🙂
If you are curious about Nano, the web site is http://www.nanowrimo.org/.