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Smokin’! NaNoWriMo word count update is 35,269!

Woohoo! Congrats, everyone else who has broken 35k! I just hit 35,269 and it feels so good! And for those who are already at 75k: Who frelling asked ya?! Just kidding. Heh. 😉 Alright, I’m going to go soak my … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Word Count Update, 25k

NaNoWriMo is going well: Broke 25,000 moments ago! So excited! I’ve been trying to develop and write this story for over a year (how long has it been? one year? two?) but kept hitting brick walls. (“Ouch! That hurts,” she … Continue reading

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After an eventful year and summer I am finally writing again

Craziness all year, all summer long. A death in the family. My Dad. Dividing things up. No fighting. My sister and I aren’t like that. It’s just been a lot to deal with. I have a house now but it … Continue reading

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Six days of writing left and finally at the halfway mark

Six days of writing left and only at the halfway mark: 25,150 out of the goal of 50,000. You know what this means. That’s right. It means lots of writing like the wind, no matter how crappy it is, no … Continue reading

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Begin Again, Finnegan: New Draft Begins

Today is the big day. Well, not THE big day, just A big day. I’m taking the pages I’ve written from their snug little home in the draft folder within Scrivener and moving them out of the way where I … Continue reading

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I’ve been working on my novel all the live long day

I’ve been working on my novel all the live long day and all I have to show for it is a page of notes and two avatar logo thingies. One I posted in the previous post, the other one below … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo begins April 1st, oh my

Good heavens, Camp NaNoWriMo snuck up on me. April 1st is only a few days away and I haven’t even thought about what to write, much less prepared an outline. Will I continue to work on projects in progress or … Continue reading

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50,000 words and my story is just beginning to take shape

The sound you hear is me turning cartwheels and backflips here at the fast food restaurant where I just typed the last thousand or so words of my 50,000 draft for NaNoWriMo. The other sound you hear is the staff … Continue reading

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And now for a NaNoWriMo (not so) brief update

Now that Thanksgiving Day is over (for which I forgot to write a special post), it’s time for a brief (or not quite so) NaNoWriMo update, which I’m pretty sure I intended to do here regularly all month long. And … Continue reading

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Almost halfway through NaNoWriMo and almost caught up

I got behind on my NaNoWriMo novel the last few days. Life. Dawdling. Doodling. Making a map for the story world. I spent an inordinate amount of time on that because of my limited graphical skills. But the map really … Continue reading

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