I’m always tempted by NaNoWriMo. I love the energy, excitement, and especially the challenge.
However, I’ve had a tough few months. In fact, the year has been pretty jam packed. I’ve been pushing as hard as possible for quite awhile. Three billionaire books releasing June 2014, April 2015, and November 2015. Mama Connagher in Jan 2015. One Cut Deeper in May. Two Cuts Darker in Feb 2016. So all that promo – as well as edits to keep the production pipe going – plus of course the new words. I had big deadlines in June and September, with constant edits on opposite works throughout. Plus I’ve written a short story <5K and a novella 33.5K since too.
Not to mention some other “fun” things just for me.
I’ve had at least 2-3 NaNoWriMo months since June. So while I’d LOVE to do it again, and certainly have enough to work to do so…
The smart me says I need a break, even if the stupid me says sure, bring it on!
I’m neck deep in edits right now anyway through next week. Hard, good, but deep edits requiring 10-15K new words by the time I’m done. Once I’m done with them, I have a feeling the initial excitement of NaNoWriMo will be over and I won’t be tempted to join.
We’ll see, though. You know I love a challenge.
And I have LOTS of books I want to write.