The participation within any race builds anticipation as you approach the finish line.
Seeking something produces the anticipations of finally grasping and holding what is sought.
Formulating a plot line, creating characters, with complex backgrounds and personalities to become close friends within the mind creates anticipation to complete a 50,000-word novel during National Novel Writing Month before midnight November 30, 2016.
Currently, at 41983, and my prize is within sight. 🙂