Tuesday, October 25, 2011

NaNoWriMo 2011 - Almost Ready!

{My new office space! Note: I just painted the "Crystal Skull" which is laced with Swarovski crystals and is set to go into the Haute Whimsy Etsy shop this week.}

It's that time of year again - NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), and this year I have a fantastic idea that's been brewing for months. There have been many times since the idea first sparked where I felt like sitting down to pen the story, but I kept telling myself that it was the perfect project for NaNoWriMo - and so I sat on my hands and waited.

Luckily, I've had plenty to keep me busy over the past few months: writing for Zooey Deschanel's website, Hello Giggles; getting my own column on Theme Park Tourist featuring Disneyland Secrets; ghost writing for a tremendously fun blog; getting to know my new little niece, Ava; spending time in Spokane, WA; and, of course, turning 30.

I finally broke down and bought a desk for myself this week. My "couch office" just wasn't cutting it anymore. I cleared out a corner of my living room and am now set up (sans inspiring art) for a frenzy of writing.

I would love to know if you're planning on participating in NaNoWriMo 2011. If so, please leave a comment with your profile link so we can connect! You can find me here.

3 comments:

  1. I'm participating again this year! Discovered Nano 2 years ago from your post! & Passed on the favor to my friend Kori @ Blonde Episodes who published her novel!

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  2. NaNoWriMo sounds so cool..I've been reading about it on some of my fave blogs today. :)
    Congrats on all of the writing you've been doing lately!! Truly awesome, Jen!
    Your office space looks like it's ready for action! Love the skull!

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  3. Good luck! I'm planning to participate. And how cool that you write for Hello Giggles - I love that site!

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