Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Evergreen, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) | 0 comments

They’ll be writers who write much faster or slower than you do .

Some writers will actually hit their entire 50,000 word count within the first day or so of the competition, their counts ballooning past 100 or even 200 thousand words. On the other side, you’ll see writers that stall out at a few hundred words while you sail past thousands of words easily.  It’s easy to get discouraged when you’re own word stack is so much smaller or feel smug when you’re ahead and slack off which is why it’s so important to remember that everyone’s novel-ling situation is unique and that comparisons will only hurt your writing efforts in the end. Just focus on what you’re writing and don’t let anyone else’s word count be anything other than a little friendly competition, if you know that will motivate you.