I've never been much of a planner when it comes to my NaNoWriMo projects. I usually come up with a vague idea sometime in October, and dive in headfirst on November 1st, and somehow, by the end of the 3rd week, I've always hit the 50,000 word goal - once hitting it as early as day 7.
Last night, I started to panic, realizing I had absolutely no ideas floating around in my head for NaNo. Usually by now, I'll have a bunch of different ideas, and can mold them into some sort of semblance of an idea which then turns into a story, which may or may not see the light of day later on. Having this realization, I went hunting for inspiration, and I got it in spades.
This year's NaNo will be (tentatively) titled Marshall Law, and is entering the ever-popular realm of dystopia. This is my first foray into this genre, so I hope I do it justice. If I don't feel I've done it well, you can expect to never hear about it again!
So, that's where things are sitting for me right now. I've got a notebook with notes jotted down and more to come. This one will be plotted and planned to death by the time Halloween ticks over to November. Exciting!