NaNoWriMo is entering the second week. I am feeling discouraged about finishing. It has felt like the third week writing blahs since the second day. And the novel stats have NOT been helping. The stats have all these new features that I am guessing should encourage and motivate but they aren't. It tells you how many words you average a day (849). The words you've written today (0). When you will finish if you keep writing that the current rate (Dec 28th). And the most helpful/discouraging the words per day I would need to write to finish on time (1836). I am so far behind and I hate my novel.
There are plot holes, lame characters, cliches, and just bad prose. Not sure where to go with the story next...and I'm procrastinating by finding great NaNo themed songs like this one: