I’ve already decided to sit out NaNoWriMo this year, feeling my time is better spent working on things I’ve already started, rather than starting Yet Another Novel (henceforth referred to as YAN), and I think that’s the right decision. Plus the pace of NaNo, writing a minimum of 1667 words per day, is challenging for … Continue reading Anxiety Levels – Activate!
So I just read today's Week Two Pep Talk from Maureen Johnson, and I gotta tell ya, it really made me smile. (The tie-in here being we all know LoTR was filmed in New Zealand. Which is, you know, really close to Australia.) I'm definitely wandering aimlessly through something, whether it's the Bog of Eternal … Continue reading My Personal Middle Earth – NaNoWriMo Day 13
Down to a crawl. I got a little over 1100 words written yesterday, so about 500 short of the daily goal. I've been trying to get 2000 words a day. I'm still marginally ahead of where I'd be at a steady pace of 1667 words per day, so not too bad but I'm starting to fear falling … Continue reading Creepy-Crawly — NaNoWriMo Day 11
Things are progressing nicely, so far. I checked my word count on NaNoWriMo this morning, and was startled by the number (I'd forgotten overnight what I clocked in at last night). My first thought was, Oh my, look at this person's word count, whose is this? Wait, this is my page... where did that number … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Word Count – Day 5
cross-posted to The Nano Project I'm off to a rollicking start on word count. Thanks in large part to attending a write-in, I clocked in at 3,337 words yesterday! Wow, I've never gotten that much in one day before. Even with the chatting and socializing and inhaling a sandwich, the distraction of surfing the net … Continue reading Out of the Starting Gate