NaNoWriMo ended last night at midnight. I'd reached 50k a few days before, after which I added 1,283 words Tuesday night, finishing my novel. I had intended to add a little more before NaNo ended, as there was a skipped scene I needed to fill in, but I didn't get it done before midnight, so my NaNo word count ended at 53,557. I did add 582 words after midnight, though, and wrote at least half of the missing scene. A little more tonight should do it, and then I'll set the first draft aside until January.
There is all sorts of talk on my local NaNo forum about TGIO meetings and parties, but I can't really say I'm glad it's over. NaNo always makes November busy, but it's such fun — it's such a high to get going at such a fast pace on your novel, and write-ins are always a hoot, not to mention the word wars provide plenty of incentive to write if you are struggling.
In short, I am going to really miss NaNoWriMo for the next 11 months.
What about you? Did NaNoWriMo wear you out? Are you glad it's over? Or will you miss it, like me (perhaps even though it wore you out)?