Hello Fellow Writer!
On Thursday I wrote 2,500 words, and then yesterday I wrote another 1000 words. Now I have 41,000 words, which means I am thisclose to finishing my current WIP, "Snowed in with a Millionaire", by the end of the month. This will be my first year as a NaNoWriMo participant, and it has been so much fun I'm sad to see the month drawing to a close already.
While meandering through some of the NaNoWriMo forums, I came across a great thread that offers complimentary "What if?" scenarios that you can feel free to take and run with!
Here's an excerpt, check out the whole thread here:
from Arwen Islanzadi:
From EelKat:Well, everyone knows about what-if questions, so I'll be reposting last year's topic in hopes of inspiring some NaNoers in their work... or an incredibly random subplot... The main idea is to inspire people... So, here goes.
-You realized that you only had ten days to live and, to save yourself, you had to make an eleven day journey?
-The only way to save the world was for a large amount of the population to comit suicide?
-You suddenly found a gateway into a fantasy realm and wandered through it with no way of returning to the real world?
-Everything you wrote for NaNo suddenly came to life and all of your characters turned against you in a fit of anger at the lack of plot-development?
-NaNoWriMo didn't exist and you had to write a novel on your own, with none of the awesomeness that is NaNo?
...That's all for now, but be sure to post your hypothetical questions for others to adopt!
What if you open the door to what you thought was a closet, but turned out to be a time machine?Today I am going to a write-in with my fellow WriMos, and then DH and I are dropping the baby off at Grandma and Grandpa's so we can go see "The Twilight Saga: New Moon". I am very excited to see this since I loved the book by Stephanie Meyer!
What if your MC was shot in a drive by shooting?
What if a scientist created a micro chip that recorded your dreams while you slept, and you could play them back the next day?
What if the sun went into super nova and wiped out 90% of Earth's populations?
I'm so glad that I'm able to attend the write-ins this weekend instead of having to go and buy a car, which was the original plan. DH and I are saving money by repairing the old car instead. I hope to wrack up a minimum of 2,000 more words today.
Wish me luck, and good luck to you too!