Well, That's NaNo

I wrote while sleeping Saturday night. I know I was asleep, because I would jolt awake every time my ten-minute timer went off. And I know I was writing, because my fingers were still tap-tap-tapping at the keys. And I know that I was actually typing words, because my eyes were open.

Well, that's NaNo.

But I'm becoming not a little illusioned with my NaNo novel. It's not like last year. Last year, the story just came together. Beginner's luck, I guess. Or maybe it was because it was intentionally humorous, and the humor of my speed-writing only made it better. I'm not sure. All I know is that when I looked at it this year - I enjoyed it.

But now my NaNo novel is progressing with words I hate, with backstory that pops in and out on every other page - and changes every time. It's frustrating, but I'm going to finish it. I am. Because I'm committed, and that's how I roll.

Funny thing is, I probably would have given up on it already if it weren't for the query I'm supposed to be writing. This is how much I don't want to write my query:
  1.  NaNo novel: Like a Sunrise (I hate that title)
  2. the Shiny New Idea
  3. the Shiny Old Idea (tentatively the Next Big Thing on my to-write list)
  4. the Query
Dear, oh dear, oh dear.

Any query-motivation is appreciated.

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