I'm not participating in NaNo this year. But I'm giving myself another challenge: submit as many times as I can. Yes, queries and synopses and all that stuff that's not nearly as fun as actually writing. But it's as important. Maybe even more so. (Okay, not quite.)
My tough love plan for myself this month is to collect as many "no"s as I can--hence the name NOvember--and maybe even a few "yes"es.
I admit, it's a little scary. But not as bad as those Halloween clown masks.