In my own case, I have a basic first draft, but I’m not certain about the word count. I wrote the whole thing out in a notebook. I’m not entirely happy with the climax or ending, but the bones of the story are there. And isn’t that the whole point of this challenge?Now comes the fleshing out, and polishing. Try these 10 Ways to Add Depth to You Scenes.
I hope no one is rushing to submit. Apparently many agents and editors have quit taking pitches in December for this very reason. See:
This is also the time of year I start evaluating what I have accomplished since January. I begin setting my goals for the new year. Some of those ambitions may include daily word counts, markets to tackle, or even research to complete. No matter what level you consider yourself (beginner or professional) here areHow was your NaNoWriMo experience? What goals are you working toward now?