Slowing down

Nanowrimo, Writing
Today's post is a day early because I've been doing a lot of hard thinking, and I couldn't wait to share my thoughts. On Friday I reached 95, 000 words, but instead of doing what I've done in previous years and writing a truly insane amount--like 300, 000 words--I've decided to slow down and put some energy back into other projects. I've sorely neglected this blog over the last week, and I'm also looking for more paid work because money is particularly tight at the moment. Slowing down is completely acceptable--it's giving up entirely that isn't. I will be writing until the end of November, and you should too, but if you can only write a thousand words or a couple thousand words each day when you were doing five…
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