Is it Cheating to Use Tricks to Get to 50K?
I have to write how many words a day?!
50,000 words in 30ish days. That’s the NaNoWriMo goal and it breaks down to about 1667 words a day.
For some, word counts in the thousands a day is routine. For others (*cough cough* like me), this is no small feat.
Prior to NaNo, I averaged about 5-600 words a day. 750 was a pretty good day. And 100o was cause for a parade and statue erected in my honor (in my head, anyway).
Of course, I was also hand writing all those words. So that may have played a big part.
Coming up on November, the idea of hitting 1667 daily was nothing short of terrifying.
But then I remembered reading a post on padding your word count for NaNoWriMo and 750Words.com. At the time, I ignored the advice. Sounded like a good idea but I didn’t think I needed it.
And I didn’t need it for 750 words but for 1600-2K?
Well…maybe. Continue reading