For something that’s a creative endeavor at heart, it’s so easy for writers to get caught up in statistics. Reviews, ratings, word count, numbers of fans, followers, page count, rankings. The list goes on and on. I don’t know about the writers and authors reading this, but I just want to write.
Still, writing is a business if we’re going for publication. All those things I inherently rail against, all those numbers, have to be taken into account. Magic doesn’t just happen, and successes (even the small ones) go hand in hand with a lot more work than anyone sees on the surface.
…I guess that’s all I have to say about that. On to November. I signed on for NaNoWriMo this year not because I think I can turn out a quality finished novel in thirty days, but because I know I can whip something decent into some semblance of a beginning. Onward, onward.