It’s April 1st, which means today is the kickoff for Camp NaNoWriMo!
In November, I participated in my first ever National Novel Writing Month (#NaNoWriMo), which is how I wrote my first novel… which I also published in February 🙂
As a result, I’m in the loop on NaNoWriMo emails.
At the beginning of March, I got a message about Camp NaNoWriMo — an effort to keep writers engaged in the off-months. The cool thing about Camp is that you get to choose your goal instead of having a set goal of 50,000 words.
Since I took a screenwriting class last month, I decided my Camp project would be to write my first script, which is also one of my goals for 2021.
A standard two-hour script is 12,000 words, so that’s what I’ve set my goal at for Camp — which is only during the month of April.
Admittedly, I haven’t done much prep. I did get scriptwriting software and I have the general plot idea in my head… but that’s the extent of it.
So, it might take me a few days to at least come up with character names and the possible order of scenes, but that’s okay. After writing 50,000+ words in 30 days, 12,000 words seems like a breeze!
If you’re interested in joining Camp NaNowriMo, you can find me at TheBitterLemon — let’s be writing buddies!
I had a bit of a rough day yesterday when I sent out March invoices and saw that, yet again, I’m bringing in less than 50% of the income I need. Today marks 1 year since I lost a majority of my clients to COVID and I’m ready for work to come in again.
But, it’s a new month, and I’ve got a fresh mindset, so I’m ready.
Let’s do this!
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