to celebrate national novel writing month (or the unfortunately nicknamed "NaNoWriMo") this year i will spare myself the white-hair-inducing effects of writing 50,000 words in the month of November by writing a story a day.
these stories will be of any length and veer into any territory i wish. the idea is for me to write one a day for every day of november. these will be first drafts with minimal editing.
if you are into any of it. please comment below! perhaps you can help me figure out if there's ANYthing in these stories worth adapting or polishing into something awesome.
story 13. snail races. (by jenny yang. friday, november 15, 2013)
“what are you doing? come inside! you’ll catch a cold!”
mom thought it was strange that i was sitting on a stool outside our front yard in the rain. well, i was using an umbrella for shelter. she paused at the door for a second before another gust of wind came through and she had to give up.
i was staying put. i loved the rain. when it rained in los angeles it always felt special. my favorite part was the smell of the fresh rain on hot concrete. the mineral scent always made me happy. it meant the rain was here and i could hunt for snails....