I was moved by Stuntmother's gorgeous post detailing the reason she cast herself into Nanowrimo. While writing a novel in one month does seem to be a life-affirming endeavor, November is not the month for me to try.
Instead, November is the month to turn in the final draft of my long-ago started book.
Which took me more than five years longer than one month to write, and I had a co-writer to help me out on top of it. But we are not going to think about how long this project has been part of my life.
And the book just got blogged about. How amazing. (Thanks, Sara, for the link!)
I've decided to do the still-be-a-part-of-the-fun Nablopomo. You'll be hearing from me a lot this month.
And then I ran across Nakniswemo and knew this was what I really need this month:
On the needles: the back of the castle sweater. The sleeves are already finished. And after I bind off the shoulders, the fun part still awaits! (Isn't this a clever strategy? Thanks, Amy!)
I do wish my writing progressed as nicely as my knitting does. Even when I have to frog the whole damn thing, it is much easier when knitting than when writing. And honestly, more people appreciate the gifts I knit than read my first book.