October 27, 2018
I have been asked by T to consider participating in NaNoWriMo this year. She and a few others are trying to encourage me to resume my creative writing. I must admit I like the general nature of the idea, but I don't think I am ready for NaNoWriMo. It is a very time focused thing that requires a significant amount of dedication as well as a concrete idea to build from. I don't believe that you can simply sit down and just randomly pound out fifty thousand words without having at least a bare minimum of an idea and a few characters sketched out. I don't have any of those at the moment and I don't know if I will have them together by November 1.
I think that I have enough that I am worried about at the moment -- L's health and finances, my search for a job, and everything else. I just don't think I have it in me to dedicate the time to work right now. I will try to work on finding various ideas and projects but at my own pace. I am not going to be forced by a set date.