How a 71-year-old Attempts to Win NaNoWriMo on Her First Attempt.

Surviving NaNoWriMo and living to tell the tale.

Lee-Anne Hancock
4 min readJan 9, 2024

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Photo by Darius Bashar on Unsplash

Getting started

First off, that is not me in the picture. I am about 30 years older than her. Actually, in my head, I’m a lot closer to her age. But that’s the thing with being older. I permit myself to be whatever age I choose.

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Lee-Anne Hancock

Retired Poison Control Specialist. Now writing murder mysteries and blogging about life, family, and the fun of retirement.