A few weeks ago I started a journey that I didn’t think I’d be able to complete, but oh how sweet victory is! I wrote 50K plus, and I’m still going strong. Though my novel isn’t finished yet, I’m still chugging along. But I’m still dreading editing the darn thing. I don’t seem to have the focus to edit, guess thats what happens when you’re easily distracted.
This was my first year taking part in NaNoWriMo, and I plan on doing it every year now. Here’s a little snippet of what I have written.
She anxiously messaged her hand, hoping to ease the nerves that raged inside of her. She replayed his words in her mind “Meet me when the moon hangs above the crystal arch.”
It hung there now, its light like a dress falling from the sky, and dressing the castle in silver. The stones were dull, and there was nothing elegant about the castle. She hadn’t the faintest clue why it had been called the Crystal Arch.
The trees hissed behind her, the naked branches moaning as a brittle wind shook away the last leaves. She too moaned.
“Sorry I’m late.” His voice startled her, but she quickly relaxed. Rising to meet him, her body radiated with warmth.
“Ryder,” she cooed, wrapping her longing arms around his neck. He pulled away, but kept one hand clasped gently around her arm, the other hand slid behind her ear, leaving a Moonflower in her hair. A childish giggle escaped from her plump lips, and she stared longingly into his black eyes.