Today’s an eventful day at Chasing Dreams Publishing. We posted earlier with the cover reveal of After the End – a collection of short stories that will be released in January 2017.
What does this have to do with NaNoWriMo?
Well, a year ago, Sharon (the author) and I did not know each other. We were strangers, participating in an insane one month long writing marathon. We met because we were fortunate enough to join our WhatsApp writing group; the Jozi Wrimos.
The group has been running for a year now, and a lot of our members are working on establishing themselves as published authors. It hasn’t always been easy for everyone – life interferes, doubt kicks in, and it’s a challenge to keep writing when the excitement of NaNo wears off.
Whether or not you intend to continue writing beyond November, is your choice. I hope you will. But for now, you’ve signed up for a month of insanity and that means something. It means you have something to say, that you believe in your story, and above all, it means you are a writer.
Wear it proudly.
Word Goal: 1667
Total Word Goal: 11667
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