Camp NaNoWriMo Update

Hello! I apologize for not posting that much lately. As you may have heard from my previous posts, I am participating in Camp NaNoWriMo. The goal of this “camp” is for the writer to set their own word count goal to meet in a month. My goal word count is 25,000. I am currently at 17,597 words…6 more days left to write!

It makes me happy that I will be able to meet this goal. If I write a little more than 1,000 words per day, I can hit 25,000 by May 1.

Something that has been irking me deeply is the fact that working toward a word count makes my writing suffer, especially since I only have a month to write 25,000 words. I’m writing in first-person as well, which can be a chore. For anyone thinking about writing in first-person for your first novel, it’s not too fun! 😦

After the month is over, I will edit the novel as thoroughly as I can, and I will publish chapter by chapter on here as well as on my Wattpad (

Does anyone have any advice for writing in first person? My main problem is the repetitive “I’s” and lack of description.



About heatherd001

Hello! My name is Heather. I'm sixteen years old and I love to write (poems mostly) but I'm working on some story- and novel-writing. Writing is a creative outlet for me.
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