Today’s post is for the NaNoWriMo people amongst us and part of #NaNoInspo blog tour.
It’s Day 7.
By now you’re probably over the initial blush of excitement which spurs on your Nano project.
If you’re lucky, the words are still flowing and you’re riding high.
But the fairy dust has probably fallen from your eyes and you’re staring into a white abyss with a stupid blinking cursor wondering what the fuck you signed up for.
I’ve done NaNoWriMo a bunch of times and for the first seven times, I flailed at about 20,000 word mark.
I learned the secret over time.
It’s not sexy.
It’s not cool.
It’s boring and hard and takes lots of time and it’s unrelenting.
But it’s the secret to writing success and probably the tip you don’t want to hear.
It’s the one thing that all successful writers have in common. No matter which genre.