Michelle Wittle On Week One of NaNoWriMo

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I wanted to take this blog today and check in with all the NaNoWriMo-ers out there.
So far, I have about 15,000 words and I won’t lie, I’ve had some small rewrites.
As the novel continues to reveal itself to me, I’ve noticed some characters are wanting to be a bigger part of the novel than I first thought. That means I had to go in and add more scenes earlier in the book.
Also, I was having a big problem starting Chapter 7. I started and restarted it about four times before I could hit into the correct way to write the chapter.
Writing a novel is not easy and we need to support one another. So, let me know how you are doing and where you are in your novel.

Writing Prompt Wednesday

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For those NaNoWriMo-ing it up:

Just write. It’s only day two. Keep writing and next week we’ll talk about what to do when you get stuck in your novel.

For those who aren’t:
Today is a free writing day. Take about ten minutes and brain dump. Any random thought that comes to your head, write it down.
Then put it away until tomorrow.
Tomorrow I want you to read what you wrote. Is there a funny line a character you’re working with might say? Is there a situation that happened to you that you wrote about that a character would react to in a different way?
Most likely your free write will, in some way, have something to do with a character you are working on and this free write will help free up your mind.