We now have just a week to go before we blast off for NaNoWriMo 2012. The objective is to write a novel of 50,000 words during the calendar month of November 2012, starting from scratch. Some choose to be “rebels” and do short stories instead. I have chosen to be part of this rebel band this year.
Here’s a confession. Yes, I got to admit I am a sucker for the National Novel Writing Month, popularly called NaNoWriMo. I was initially hesitant about signing up for NaNo this year. Let me hasten to add that I have great regard for this initiative. It won’t be wrong to say that a large share for whatever little success I have enjoyed as a writer clearly goes to NaNoWriMo and all the Wrimos who I have interacted with.For the uninitiated, “Wrimos” are the folks who take part in NaNoWriMo.
You got to start somewhere, right? Let me start with a quick list of my Top Ten ( in other words my favourite ) Authors:
I am hooked to books- and writing. This space is for me to explore the world of writing, authors and books. They have given me countless hours of enjoyment. I hope they do the same to you.
I live in Bangalore, India. Writing is my passion. I have been a corporate executive, management consultant and executive coach for three and a half decades. Writing to be read is what I hope to do for the rest of my life…..