NaNoWriMo is a week from today

Posted: October 27, 2014 by writingsprint in Uncategorized

I love this! Fellow blogger and Nano nut Alex Grover is also going to blog about his Nano progress, using the following basic structure: summary of writing that day; an excerpt; advice and insights that he gleaned from his work. Good luck, Alex!

Alex Grover Writes a Novel

and I’m wondering how it’s all gonna go down.

image Me, looking up at some literary great beyond… or a dead cockroach in the overhead light.

If you haven’t met me yet, here’s your chance. My name is Alex Grover, and I intend to write an awesome novel over the course of November. It’s not a unique challenge to the thousands of Wrimos that contend each year. New worlds built, old worlds resonating. New characters rising from the ether, old characters returning for more.

As I wrote in my NaNoWriMo author’s bio, I will not only write roughly 2,000 words a day, but I will document on this very blog reports of my reactions, my feelings, my dilapidating social life, and so on. This is a NaNoWriMo case study–and you get to be a researcher.


I was lucky enough to participate in NaNoWriMo 2010 and win against myself. I…

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