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Tallen said:
i am very anxious and maybe it's because i haven't been writing (bits and pieces in my journal) and i have no muses to spur and or ignite my "Git-Up-and-Go"

i
WILL finish one a day for thirty but most of it will be crap i suspect.

i have jotted down 24 prompts for me (may not use them all .....)

So just wanted to share with all You 1st Timers --
no matter how many times we do this
every single one of us (with the exception for JB and Viddax) often have the jitters and not certain if we can do this again.  


This is my very first NaPo and since I have zero idea what Iím getting myself into I am not currently feeling nervous. Ask me how Iím feeling day two
I thought I would try some sort of theme but here we are less than a week away and itís clear that Iíll be winging it Yikes!

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Eerie said:

This is my very first NaPo and since I have zero idea what Iím getting myself into I am not currently feeling nervous. Ask me how Iím feeling day two
I thought I would try some sort of theme but here we are less than a week away and itís clear that Iíll be winging it Yikes!


Hi Eerie... and bless your heart!  Your description of how youíre feeling at the moment is taking some of us multiple returnees such as myself back to when we were in your situation.  

Itís fun to reminisce through all the years Iíve run the Nap for all the years Iíve done.  And from my Ďhands oní, it was always on that second day that I felt now I had broken the ice with nerves, and now I could breathe, collect myself, and get on with doing what I love most - writing poetry.

And remember, there will be the support all around you for the 30 days... and beyond!

With my best wishes, Eerie

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Jade-Pandora said:

Hi Eerie... and bless your heart!  Your description of how youíre feeling at the moment is taking some of us multiple returnees such as myself back to when we were in your situation.  

Itís fun to reminisce through all the years Iíve run the Nap for all the years Iíve done.  And from my Ďhands oní, it was always on that second day that I felt now I had broken the ice with nerves, and now I could breathe, collect myself, and get on with doing what I love most - writing poetry.

And remember, there will be the support all around you for the 30 days... and beyond!

With my best wishes, Eerie


Thanks, Jade! I didnít have time to breathe this time last year, let alone try to slog through this 30 day challenge! Iím excited for the opportunity to give it a go this year!

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Eerie said:

I thought I would try some sort of theme but here we are less than a week away and itís clear that Iíll be winging it Yikes!


^^^^^^^
so much this 😬
i'm heading in with no plan {&} no muse aaaaaaaaand just hoping i limp across the finish line

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Eerie said:

Thanks, Jade! I didnít have time to breathe this time last year, let alone try to slog through this 30 day challenge! Iím excited for the opportunity to give it a go this year!


Not necessarily true, Eerie.  I haven't received the theme for my epic yet; however, know I will.  I think last year it was the day before the challenge started. I thought I had this year; however, the outline didn't pan out. That's how I can always tell. . .

It'll come; if not a theme then a daily idea.  

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_shadoe_ said:

^^^^^^^
so much this 😬
i'm heading in with no plan {&} no muse aaaaaaaaand just hoping i limp across the finish line


Haha Iím lacking a muse as well

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Ahavati said:

Not necessarily true, Eerie.  I haven't received the theme for my epic yet; however, know I will.  I think last year it was the day before the challenge started. I thought I had this year; however, the outline didn't pan out. That's how I can always tell. . .

It'll come; if not a theme then a daily idea.  


If I were doing an epic and hadnít  received my theme yet, Iíd be sweatiní it

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Eerie said:
I thought I would try some sort of theme but here we are less than a week away and itís clear that Iíll be winging it Yikes!

Itís like Ahavati sited about how itís going with her plans about what she thought would be an epic plan.  But when the moment comes and we hit the track running, if it goes to something different, day-by-day, then embrace it - write as it comes. no need to overthink it.

Eerie, I... we... know youíll be fine.

🐾rawr

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Eerie said:

If I were doing an epic and hadnít  received my theme yet, Iíd be sweatiní it


I'm nervous, yes. But, I know it will come. This is my 12th NaPo, and fourth with an epic.  It always comes!

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I'm just flying by the seat of my pants.

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SatInUGal said:I'm just flying by the seat of my pants.'

Watch what you say! Johnny is incorporating it into the script!  I believe you were almost fed to the sharks last year but were saved by fairy dust?


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Did someone say sharks? We're way past feeding time!!

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SatInUGal said:I'm just flying by the seat of my pants.

yep, i think someone mentioned ' performance anxiety' and this is going to be a bit of that . i just know I'm going to write random bizarre crap. i am going to try to think of the future of my kids while doing this.

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nomoth said:

yep, i think someone mentioned ' performance anxiety' and this is going to be a bit of that . i just know I'm going to write random bizarre crap. i am going to try to think of the future of my kids while doing this.


What would DUP be without random bizarre crap?

We look forward to it.

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Ahavati said:'

Watch what you say! Johnny is incorporating it into the script!  I believe you were almost fed to the sharks last year but were saved by fairy dust?



Bwahahaha!

SatInUGal said:I'm just flying by the seat of my pants.

I'm picturing you suspended in a disco cage during an early 80's musical number ...

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