National Novel Writing Month?
I am, but only if I finish the two books I am working on now.
One of these two books I started years ago–and very nearly completed during NaNoWriMo.
Whatever the case, we get prepared this month for what will happen next.
Do your normal writing.
But, in addition,
Develop two characters this week.
Flesh them out.
Make a file for each.
Who are they?
Do you like them?
Do you plan on using them next month?
Is one your main character?
Is one a villain?
Are they lovers?
Think of every possibility about these two. Remember to ask (for both), what does he want? And why does he want this thing?