I’m doing it again. Nuff said, right? 🙂
If you’re not familiar with it, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, when people from all over try their darnedest to finish a 50,000 word novel in November. Now that I’m more familiar with indie publishing, I know that a lot of people do this sort of thing every month, and that blows me away.
I’m a slow writer, and a part-time writer, so for me, like many of you, 50,000 in a month is no small feat! This year I’m a little exhausted, so I’m doing a modern retelling of Jane Eyre. I’m getting all the fun of writing but I don’t have to come up with plot or character motivations! (Actually, I am changing some of that, but it’s SO much easier to mess with an existing story than create my own!) 🙂
I venerate Jane Eyre and almost everything the Brontes wrote, so it feels a bit sacrilegious to do my own version. But… well, there’s no but, it just does. However, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies sure helped me squish that voice down to my subconscious!
Wish me luck. I’m off to desecrate a classic.