Ever since I first discovered Nanowrimo two years ago, I’ve enjoyed learning more and more about it. Did you know that apart from the official event in November, there are two mini-events? That’s right. Camp Nanowrimo takes place in April and July. It’s different from the November event because you can set your own goal.
This year, I set my Camp Nanowrimo July goal to 30,000 words. At the same time as I was working on my Camp project, I was editing another manuscript and doing other writing related tasks. If you’re interested in knowing how I fared for Camp Nanowrimo July 2020, keep reading.
The past year I began getting back into one of my first passions: writing. It started in 2018 when I decided to jump the gun and participate in Nanowrimo. I fell off a bit after winning and then proceeded with writing again during the summer. Particularly, I participated in Camp Nanowrimo and also succeeded in this. Now, after a lot of reading, outlining, researching, I’m beginning to take this more seriously. Writing is fun, but I’d also like it to be my job.
If you’d like to know about where I am with my writing, keep reading this writing update.
Last winter I participated in Nanowrimo for the first time. Surprisingly, I won Nanowrimo early. Now, I didn’t finish the project until months later. But I did enjoy having a challenge to hold me accountable. There’s also a mini-version of this challenge called Camp Nanowrimo. So in July, I decided I wanted something else to hold me accountable with my new writing project. Camp Nanowrimo was different from the November challenge in a couple ways, but ultimately with the same goal: get writers to write.
If you are curious to know more about my Camp Nanowrimo experience, continue reading.