Hello lovelies!
     How have you all been? I guess you have noticed that my blog posts have become more and more spread out, but you see, although they are more spread out, I am proud of every-single one I write because I think about them more and spend more time writing them for your benefit and for mine. I hope you all realize that. If you don't.. Well, what can I do about it? I'm just an awkward teenage girl on the internet. 

     Anyways... As you all know, November is in one hour. And you know what that means! NaNoWriMo begins! I am so excited this year, although I don't feel as motivated this year just because of the fact that I have already done it and keep thinking "Meh, I don't HAVE to do it again.." But no! That is a false statement that is getting into my head! I am taking on the challenge again, and I hope you guys do too! Whether or not you are an old veteran or a NaNo-newbie, it really doesn't matter. Because the sweet joy and reward is worth much more than anything the world could give you easily.
     NaNoWriMo is great because it forces you to just sit down and write. And even if you don't reach your goal by the end of the month, so what? You still wrote more than you would have any other month. NaNoWriMo gives you a challenging goal and an impossible dead-line, and with that, you get progress. It's amazing how much you can surprise yourself. Last year I was just 14 and I got out an entire 50,000+ novel out in only one month while juggling gymnastics 3 hrs each day except Sundays, high school, a new boyfriend, and all the stresses of being a teenager. I took all of that and made something beautiful, and I would have never thought myself able to do such a thing.
     So this month I challenge you to write. Write when you're happy, write when you're sad, write when you're busy, write when you're mad, write when you don't even feel like writing. Whatever it is, it doesn't even have to be good, it just needs to be written. 
      No book was fantastic in its first run through, no book was beautiful, and brilliant, and jaw-dropping, and perfect in its first draft. And that is exactly what it is: A first draft. If that's the thing that worries you the most, don't let it, because no matter what it is, it's your own work and you were able to write it. How many of your friends can say they wrote a 50,000+ word novel? How many of those friends wrote it in a month? Not many. So take my challenge, and this challenge isn't even mine to give, it's WriMo's. So do it, and if you fail to finish, be proud of what you wrote, and if you do finish, kudos to you. Because this entire month you will be competing against people from all around the world to get a sweet taste of victory. Beat them to it, I tell you, pass them and let them write in your dust.
      So I encourage all of you to take the challenge of National Novel Writing Month, and even if you're not up to writing 50,000+, at least try to write this month, because it will be well worth it. 
      I love you guys, stay beautiful. 



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