Because I’m doing the same. I’ve signed up for National Novel Writing Month and for nearing halfway through the month, I’m about halfway done. Sadly, it doesn’t look like I’ll be hitting 50,000 words, but if I finish my book, that’s good enough for me.
Since I’m doing this as part of my Otaku Drive Time duties I’m writing under otdt_chris on NaNo’s site. Let’s talk about procrastinating together! \o/