Monday, November 30, 2009
National Novel Writing Month 2009 Success
Now the difficult task of editing begins, and I am fairly confident that my Young Adult fiction work will be marketable. I will now plead with relatives to read my book, including some youngsters, and get their feedback. One granddaughter already read about 15 pages or so and informed me that she did not know what "acting like a Secret Agent" meant (she is 9 years old), nor did she understand why someone would say "toot" a car horn. My goal was to write a novel that would appeal to kids in 4th grade through 8th grade. I have a lot to learn from them too.
NANOWRIMO.org also provides "Winning" writers with assistance in marketing and printing our novel.
I am not so vain as to believe that this little book is ready for market. I have a lot of re-write and editing to do, but that is, as the NANOs say, what December is for