NaNoWriMo, I’m ready for you!

Posted by Nicky Drayden on Aug 12, 2010 in Announcements |

I’ve already got another novel in the works, which I’m hoping to get drafted by the end of October. So I was thinking about giving long form a little break and working on some short stories for NaNoWriMo. Today, I got the idea to do 20 stories based on the same character, each with one of the 20 Master Plots. I should be done with my Master Plot reviews by then also, so I’ll have a bunch of example material to refer to if I get stuck.

In a perfect world, these 20 stories will fit together in some overarching way, but I won’t worry about that just yet. In fact, I probably won’t put much more thought into this until October 31st, but I’m thinking space opera! Or maybe some rich fantasy world! Lots of possibilities.


Rebecca Schwarz
Aug 16, 2010 at 8:32 am

Love it. I would like to do something similar. All year I’ve been thinking how can I write short stories for NaNoWriMo!

Nicky Drayden
Aug 16, 2010 at 2:46 pm

Sounds great! I hope that having a way to tie the stories together will stop them from becoming an insane trip into my inner psyche. (Like my Story a Day in May attempt.) Some of those things are best left buried. :)



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