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NaNoWriMo

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MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Professional Writer
... has turned me into a pathetic little person. I am currently surrounded by coffee, a ceramic teapot full of coffee, sugar, creamer, a box of 10 grain wafers, and a copy of A Happy Death by Albert Camus. Why can't I have normal Novembers, like everyone else?!

Complaint, in case of incompetent mod drive-by: I am complaining that I cannot have a normal November; that I must sacrifice myself at the alter of novel writing.
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Tidal-Wave-Art Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So far this month I baked an apple pie and 2 dozen cupcakes (I made them have a filling inside). :la: I barely got to eat any of it though :(
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PandoraofBrushia Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I have 87,000 words, and I'm still not finished with my novel. :( I've been essentially writing out the main plot points.
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MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
:C
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:iconpandoraofbrushia:
PandoraofBrushia Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:( Honestly, I think I'm just glad I got the inspiration to do it.
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Transformergirl Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I participated last year and won. It was easily the hardest thing I have ever written. The best thing about it though was that I not only was able to finish a 'novel' but it gave me greater perspective on the level of outlining and story planning I need to do to finish something that I could be proud of.
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MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Writer
Cool :D
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Self-Epidemic Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I have an account on there, I wanted to write a novel and decided I couldn't think of a good story <:
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Aret Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I wrote 4,000 words yesterday, because I didn't write at all thursday and friday due to exhaustion. Today I meant to plant myself in front of my laptop and grind out another 5K, but i've been procrastinating all day. D:
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:iconmasterinsanity:
MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
:O
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:iconaret:
Aret Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
What? Is that so weird?
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MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
Kind of.
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Aret Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
How come?
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RockyGems Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Student General Artist
WHY DO PEOPLE INDUCE THAT TORTURE UPON THEMSELVES?
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:iconmasterinsanity:
MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
Because it's fun!
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Elmida Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
Quality > quantity, therfore NaNoWriMo is stupid.
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James--Steele Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
How dare people have fun?! Writers should have to slave over a manuscript, slave, I tell you!
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Elmida Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
I just think it's stupid how apparently people just care about finishing something so they can gloat about it while actual writing takes a lot of thinking, plotting and world-building. Except Stephen King. He poops books.
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James--Steele Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
It's a project. People gloat about it because it is an achievement to write a large chunk of words a day. And don't say that we don't world-build. The nanowrimo Reddit forums were filled with people showing their maps a couple of days ago :lol:. There are still plots, in this case, plots come up on the fly and force you to think it through while you write. I think it's stupid how you care so much that a lot of people want to take a month to write 50000 words like a marathon that they normally wouldn't written. Maybe that'll get them interested in writing more. Maybe they'll become a published author in the future.

NaNoWriMo isn't for actually writing books. It's to get that sense of discipline for writing, and it's a hell of a lot of fun.
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Elmida Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
I don't know, I have mixed feelings about it of which most are negative. I guess it just doesn't work for me. Glad people are enjoying it though.
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MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
My writing has an inverse relationship between time and quality. The longer it takes, the poorer quality it is because I get all like "Fuck, be done already! :grump:"
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Elmida Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
That probably has more to do with the fact that you weren't 100% behind it or it wasn't worked out enough. If it was, you'd still be writing. I think.
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Hurricaneclaw Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
pfft. I'm not to stressed over NaNo.

Although I am 4,000 words behind... that's what I get for skipping a day and a half :grump:
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MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
:lol:
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wheezergirl Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
Ugh, Nano.

Don't even talk to me about my relationship with that son of a bitch. :B
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placeusernamehere Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
At least you can write novels. I get halfway and I'm like :iconmehplz:. I just write short stories. It's easier.
Hey, it's a good excuse for a coffee addiction at least! :la:
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:iconmasterinsanity:
MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
Yup!
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EvilDoctorHobbit Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Tried doing that one year. ... my procrastination was so bad, I started the day it ended. :|

Then I gave up. :lol:
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:iconmasterinsanity:
MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
:lol:
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EvilDoctorHobbit Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
;)
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LudwigvanKickass2 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
And yes, I started reading Camus in August. I've devoured all of his books and essays.
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LudwigvanKickass2 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
That book is awesome. I've read every book by Albert Camus. The Myth of Sisyphus is his best essay while The Stranger is his best work of prose. Camus has tied with Kafka. And the last three months has been me either shirtless shooting, slashing, stabbing, and flinging paint at my canvases, or hunkered down reading Dostoyevsky and Schopenhauer.
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tacbot89 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
Hey, at least you'r not as big of failure, I didn't get to writing till the 7th, I'm only at 20k plus words.
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sbkMulletMan Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
what the fuck kind of name is "ninnyweeniemoowhatever" anyway?
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:iconmasterinsanity:
MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
:P
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P-Ish Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012   Writer
I finally hit 10k words last night and then I cried because I'm still so far behind and I keep letting myself get far behind. "I can totally play Minecraft for 4 straight hours, I have plenty of time to catch up." Dear self: no you do not.
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:iconmasterinsanity:
MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Writer
I've been doing that, and then all of a sudden, I wrote twenty thousand words in six hours.
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P-Ish Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012   Writer
Wow.
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KdaAnimefan Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Student Writer
Normal is such a vague term no? Anyhow it is all state of mind, atmosphere and else what.
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SCDragonLady Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just wish my Novembers weren't already a clusterfuck of assignments and exams, so I could actually even think about doing NaNoWriMo. :grump:
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MasterInsanity Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Professional Writer
:lol:
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SCDragonLady Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah, you laugh at my misery. :saddummy:

Glad it can provide such entertainment! :dummy:
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TheMaidenInBlack Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
:no: I don't do NaNoWriMo because I hate coffee and since I do, what would ever help me survive through November?
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theleaveshaveeyes Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Professional Photographer
I have already epically failed at NaNoWriMo. I have so many great ideas, but when I sit down to write them I can't focus enough to actually WRITE.
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Redfoxbennaton Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
:iconsaysplz: has turned me into.
:iconsaysplz: into a pathetic person.
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LegendarySuperman Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*prosaix, did you forget to switch accounts before posting?! :lol:
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Redfoxbennaton Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
She hacked my account man. I would never do anything like this to anyone.
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LegendarySuperman Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*prosaix is a dude :unimpressed:
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Redfoxbennaton Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
A really gay dude.
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LegendarySuperman Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And you know this how?
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:iconredfoxbennaton:
Redfoxbennaton Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
He worships lady gaga and kawaii stamps and penisy icons.
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