Since I've surpassed the official day one word count goal, I'm allowing myself to post for you, my lovely readers!
I had actually forgotten how amazing this kind of writing is. Yes, it's a shameful and disgraceful thing that I actually let myself forget that. I'm telling you, NaNo is magical for bad, bad writers like me who don't keep up with the creative practicing that they should. There's really nothing for motivation like having thousands of other people do it with you!
(Hmm...please don't take that last sentence out of context, because then it just sounds wrong...)
What was amazing about today's writing is that although I had little idea what I was doing (since I haven't yet gotten to the part of the plot that I actually know what I'm doing with), things just managed to come together. A large section of my world just came together before my eyes! I'm working in "our regular" world, but it's set far enough in the future that I can do pretty much whatever I want and get away with it by saying that things have changed. :)
Suddenly, my main character has a job and a life outlook to go with it. I've also introduced one of my secondary characters much earlier than planned.
All this adds up to a very happy writer.
Except for the fact that my pre-NaNo grocery shopping is already very obviously turning out not to be enough. I thought I'd gotten a lot of food. Maybe I underestimated my ability to eat. Looks like I'll have to get more soon, in any case. I mean, what's the point of a NaNo Bunker if it doesn't have a month's worth of food supply?
At least I haven't run out of chocolate yet. That's when it gets serious.
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