Writing a novel belongs to that category of thing—like surviving the Hunger Games and eating an entire large pizza by yourself—that appears to be impossible but actually isn’t.

Lev Grossman, in his 2013 NaNo pep talk (via nanowrigormortis)

When I talk about NaNo in context of Dream It, Do It, this perfectly sums up how it feels to climb to the top of that first novel mountain.