Saruwatari Ayumi (junglemonkee) wrote,
Saruwatari Ayumi
junglemonkee

Slurped from layer, it's the Nano Meme!


BASIC NANO STATS: 2004
NaNo ID: Junglemonkey
NaNo since: 2002

Working title: Mary Ferguson Offered
WIP Genre: chicklit (sorta)
Projected word count: 50k-ish

AT THE START: DO YOU...
Have an Outline? yes
Scene-by-scene? yeah, but it's sort of liquid
Know how it starts? absolutely
Know how it ends? yes
Have your climax in order? yes, I think
Know your main characters yet? I'd better - they're me
Have a particular tone in mind? I don't know that I'd call it a "tone"
Plan to Draw on your own experiences? up to a point

IS YOUR WORK GOING TO BE:
Funny? In spots
Serious? In many more spots
Sad? Probably - I'm not sad in person, but it's there in my writing
Semi-Autobiographical? Absolutely
Based on another story? Not this time
Influenced by any authors/current publications? No

HOW HAVE MUCH YOU PLANNED? HAVE YOU USED:
A paper journal? Not really - although I do write longhand during meetings
Pens? Yes
Multicolored pens? No
A computer? Don't leave home without it
Index cards? Not really me
Lists? Surprisingly not
Bulleted lists? See above
Plot Charts? Yes
Character Charts? Again, yes
Character formulas? Nope
Favorite writing resource: Silence

ODDS AND ENDS
A line you would like to use: I don't really have one
A scene you would like to include: The crunchy meeting with my former best friend where she cops to the way she used to be
A concept you would like to explore: Offerings - offering ourselves to others, offerings we make to God, accepting the offers of others
A cliche you would like to avoid: any current lesbian stereotypes
A character you would like to use: my cousin Marina

FORWARD THINKING
Do you expect to be able to complete it? Barring tragedy, yes
Do you intend to complete it? Absolutely
Could you ever try to publish it? That's why I write
What do you expect to get out of this month of frantic writing? A first draft that I have a year to bang into shape
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