Inktober And NaNoWriMo- Which Do I Do?

“Well, you could do both of them-” I hear to start to say. But I interrupt you by chucking a book at your face.

For an artist and a writer, the end of the year starts getting very busy. There’s Inktober, there’s NaNoWriMo, and then there’s whatever else that you need to cram in within that time period between November and the New Years.  I WANT to do both of them, but I CAN’T do both of them. Let me explain further-

NaNoWriMo takes a lot of planning. And this is a self proclaimed panster talking, here. October would usually be a perfect time to do your planning for your NaNoWriMo novel, but it’s a little hard to do when you’re busy drawing for the entire month plus playing catch up. And I’m afraid I just don’t have the time to do both this year.

So- what do I do this year?

I think I’m stumped.


11 thoughts on “Inktober And NaNoWriMo- Which Do I Do?

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  1. Kill two birds with one stone: Draw a novel.

    Seriously, though: I would say: Ask yourself what you would want to see in your hands right now — a novel, or a drawing?

    Whichever you’d want to see the most right now, create it.

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    1. I was going to wait to draw a graphic novel until I had a drawing tablet- but what the heck? That’s what I’ll do this year. I most likely won’t make it to 50,000 words, but then again it never was about winning according to other people’s standards.

      Thanks for the kick in the pants to get me started! >:D

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  2. Well, that was easy enough. All you had to do was ask the right people! I was going to just say how I sympathize with your decision, but these guys actually came up with something practical. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

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