It’s almost NaNoWriMo, so what should I do? Switch Projects, of course!

It’s almost November.  Roughly a week left, actually, until NaNoWriMo starts.

So, of course, what did I do the day before yesterday?  Switched projects.  Originally, I was going to write a sequel—probably not the brightest idea since the first book isn’t really finished—but I thought, hey!  I already have the setting and characters all figured out; so all I have to do is figure out the plot!

Then I found the plot holes in my first book and realized that it needed a lot of work.  Long story short, I’m writing a new “book one” and the original book one is now the second one, and the sequel I was supposed to be writing is now the third book.

Hmm.  I thought most writers had to start later and cut off several chapters in the beginning—at least, according to a few episodes of Writing Excuses—not earlier…  Oops.

Oh well.  The past three days I’ve been trying to plan it out a little, and starting earlier in the storyline I think is really going to fix a lot.  I’ve already fixed two plot holes in the storyline that I didn’t even know existed.  Funny how that works, eh?

Anyway.  Now I’m rambling.  Again.  But, I tend to do that when I’m excited, and I’m really, really excited for NaNoWriMo this year.  I actually got several family members to join me, which will make it all the better.

Hopefully.

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5 thoughts on “It’s almost NaNoWriMo, so what should I do? Switch Projects, of course!

  1. What do they say? Great minds think alike. Or in this case frantic minds think alike. I did exactly that. Change from what I originally thought was a great idea: about an abandoned girl, then to an orphan being adopted and all, and now I THINK I’ll be writing a girl who has cancer and her journey,
    Yes I know all very sad sounding topics, huh~

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