Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Novel That Isn’t a Joke

     Sometimes I just sit back and stare at my beautiful titles…I don’t even need to write a blog post about this; all I need to do is to put a title and a few sentences. But then again, I’d leave everyone in suspense…the suspense that scares readers away rather than drawing them into madness encouraging them to read my little blog. So I shall keep the suspense for my newest novel.

     I do realize that tomorrow is April 1st, known by most as April Fools’ Day. (I have a delightful story about pranks, but I shan’t go off topic yet again on this post. Ehehehe…I can’t keep the suspense away even if I try.) But to many writers like myself, it marks the beginning of madness of something called Camp NaNoWriMo.

     Wait…you have heard about regular NaNoWriMo, haven’t you?


     *puts on sunglasses* *epic music plays in the background* I’m here to talk to you about the NaNoWriMo initiative.

     *takes off sunglasses* *digs out coffee and a Keep Calm and Carry On poster*

     NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. I’m sure many of you have heard about it. In essence, an increasingly large group of writers take the challenge of writing 50,000 words—a full-length novel—in the month of November. I would question their sanity if I were not one of them. As if that wasn’t exhausting enough, there’s another NaNo in April: Camp NaNoWriMo.

     In other words, I doubt I’ll have any hair left by the end of the month.

     For those of you who read my previous blog post, no, this story I am now attempting is not Master Williams’ story. I expect Anastasia to show up any time now…expect Britishness and a startling amount of tea and cats. Also, an adorable kid sidekick.

     And for those of you doing Camp NaNo, I can only offer this sage advice:


  1. Brilliant! This post is really well written, and now I know why you're doing bad things to Jason. It just makes sense. You are more valuable than he and must get the prize!

  2. Oh yeah, I'll also try to not bombard you with messages as I want you to keep your hair. :)

    1. XD Thank you. Actually, messages might be an incentive for me not to pull out all my hair. :P By the end of April, I highly doubt anyone will want to come near my blog for fear of raging authors and flying pitchforks.

  3. In the case of messages being incentives for you to not pulling out hair, I'm sorry that I forgot about this blog post. Anyway, I'll see you afterward so I won't get hurt. : )