Then for the first week of December, once we have caught up on sleep and detoxed from the caffeine, we feel the withdrawal symptoms. Lost, confused, bored and feeling useless because we have nothing to do each day. That is how we know we will be back next year for the bi-polar express.
Nanowrimo is the best thing against self-doubt. Yes, at times we hate our books, want to give up and kill every single character with an asteroid, but we push forward because it's Nanowrimo. It is the mental gym, the weightwatchers, the AA, the organised religion that keep us dedicated and on goal.
The details: 50,000 words. 30 days. 1,667 words per day. Opens Saturday 1st November at midnight. Closes Sunday 30th November at midnight.
It is the best and worst time of the year. I can't wait!