Lessons in Writing a Novel – Part 10 – Take the Risk

In this last instalment of the series of my experiences of NaNoWriMo 2011, I want to share with you my experience of what it means to take the next step and let others into the world you have created. Throughout this series I have covered a broad range of topics and areas that I was inspired by through the frantic experience of getting 50,000 words down in just 30 days. The month of NaNo itself is in many ways a private and isolated journey. As I have mentioned before I took an oath of silence on what I was writing so I could contain that energy. It was only when the month ended that I realised how desperate I was to share my story and experience with others. After containing it for so long I needed to let it out.

Therein lies the danger. And the fear too.

PART 1: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/05/28/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-1/

PART 2: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/06/04/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-2/

PART 3: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/06/21/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-3/

PART 4: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/06/29/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-4/

PART 5: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/08/01/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-5/ 

PART 6: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/08/07/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-6-the-discipline-of-time/ 

PART 7: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/08/14/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-7-words-of-silence/

PART 8: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/08/28/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-8-performance-anxiety/

PART 9: https://belindadoveston.com/2012/10/02/lessons-in-writing-a-novel-part-9-getting-by-with-a-little-help-from-friends/

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