Camp Nanowrimo Analysis

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Camp NaNoWriMo July edition is officially over. Doing NaNoWriMo over this spring and summer has been such an amazing experience that I am feeling melancholy already about it being over. There 's just something about it that is fun, exciting, motivating, and intensely satisfying. For one last time this year, I will wrap-up my NaNoWriMo experience, and then it won 't be around again until April of next year. Camp NaNoWriMo So, in NaNoWriMo, "winner" means that you hit your word count. In November, that word count is 50 thousand words. During camp, it can be whatever you want: 5k, 10k, 100k, or something else entirely. This month, I "cheated" and set my goal at 30k instead of 50k about halfway through the month. My goal was to finish my novel, but I realized that keeping a word count while editing is nearly impossible. Not only do I get sucked into the computer and lose track of time, but sometimes I wind up with less words than I started…show more content…
If you write novels, you are amazing. Just throwing that out there. Anyway, that 's it! For fun, here 's an excerpt of my novel: In those far-off night noises I envision armies of men with fully-automatic weapons and laser scopes pointed at the back of my head. Even though I know they are phantoms in my mind, I still won’t sit near the windows in the RV. I sleep with my hand on my gun and my babies nearby so I can throw myself over them if I have to. If it isn’t armies of men, it is surely zombies, demons, or people waiting to enslave us. I have seen enough movies to know how this will go down. The alternative being that it’s all in our minds, the noises are just leaves blowing, and the sounds only cats walking on garbage cans. If that’s the case, we are truly alone. I know how the odds play out for families in the movies, too. You don’t see a couple with 5 kids walking around after the apocalypse happens. Those people never had a chance; they are only in the script so the director has someone to knock off when the bad guys
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