I reread the title of this post, and reasoned that whoever turned National Novel Writing Month into NaNoWriMo had to have served in the military (even if just in a past life). After all, it was one of my fellow warriors (in a moment of infinite wisdom
or mind-boggling boredom)
who came up with the acronym FUBAR, wasn’t it? Moving on… everyone knows tangents are the scum of the universe.
I’m having a blast NaNoWriMo-ing an AlmaMia Cienfuegos novel. My first writing day resulted in 1,685 words. I started writing somewhere in the middle of my outline (perhaps chapter eleven), and after completing a bit over a thousand words, the beginning of the novel came to me…