Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Can't believe it's nearly November

This year I've signed up for NanoWriMo (again). For those that don't know, it's the National Novel Writing Month and the goal is to write 50k in one month. I'm lucky this year I have several ideas floating around, and I have already started plotting. This is a lot better than last year when I ended up having no idea at the start of November.

November is looking to be a quiet month for me with only one uni course and work to contend with, but since I'm going to Japan at the end of the month, I'll need to push myself to get more at the beginning.

So, what am I writing? A YA Horror by the name of The Making of Amber Wright (seriously I had the title before I even had the character for this one).

A mysterious girl with no memories and only a restaurant badge with the name Amber wanders into town and is taken in by the town doctor. As her memories begin to return she starts to question what is real and whether these memories are even hers. This is made worse by the appearance of faceless ghosts and creatures intent on getting to her.

When people start disappearing and only she can remember them, she starts to question "who exactly is Amber Wright?"

I'm actually looking forward to tackling this novel and can't wait for November to begin so I can jump straight in.

Who else is crazy has signed up to NanoWriMo? Have you got any idea of what to write yet?


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I'm not doing it this year, but last year I wrote the sequel to my first book during NaNo. Good luck!

Bethany Elizabeth said...

I'm doing NaNoWriMo too! :) I don't have an idea yet, but that's mostly because I'm frantically trying to finish up my current WIP first. :)

Alleged Author said...

I'll be doing more of an NaNoEditMo. :P Good luck on your horror novel!

Siobhan aka Mia-Sehana said...

I'm doing NaNo this year! I'm writing a werewolf story, which is a first and I'm plotting this story out! That is another first for me! I kinda already started writing the first chapter. ((laughs)) is that a good thing? Anyway good luck with your novel!

Kerri Cuev said...

I love the sound of the NaNo project. Very interesting! I'm doing it again. Look forward to NaNoing with you!

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