November has come and gone, and with it brought many a wonderful things to my writing life. While becoming an official 'NaNoWriMo Winner' and being part of that lovely circle of winners was NOT something that did occur, I have to say, I'm not feeling sad about it at all. I came in at around… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – My results
So I've had a bit of a mind melt on my NaNoWriMo attempt. Over the past few days, I've realized that putting pressure on myself to hit the 50,000 word mark at this point in my life is making me feel unhappy and exhausted, and like I'm losing focus on why I'm writing. The first time… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 18-21 – Word Count – Who’s Counting Anyway?
Here's a day-by-day breakdown: Day 13 - Wednesday, November 13th NaNoDay13 I was able to 1,044 words on Wednesday. And I recorded a vlog. Day 14 - Thursday, November 14th Nada. Niente. Nothing. Zilch. Day 15 - Friday, November 15th I had a wonderful editing meeting with my editor and we talked about plot and… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 13-17 – Word Count: 11,002
Today I wrote 193 words. GGGGGGGRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR. (Let it go, V. Let it go.) Tomorrow is another day. I also: - worked all day - cooked dinner - did 10,000 dishes (I think if I gathered up all the time I spend doing dishes and tally it, it would equal to about 15 years.) - went… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 12 – Word Count: 9958
Phew! Today was a bit of a wonky day. For one thing, I COULD NOT get out of bed this morning. I set my Boba Fett for the usual time: 5:00am. And it went off. And I hit snooze. Again and again and again. I don't know why, but I couldn't lift myself up out… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 11 – Word Count: 9765
Okay, so I've got a rather HUGE announcement to make. And it's the cause of my not posting on Saturday or Sunday. I was definitely writing on Saturday and Sunday. And editing and revising on Saturday and Sunday. I was most definitely working hard and doing my best. Am I killin' ya? Get on with… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 9/10 – Word Count – BIG NEWS!
Had a much better session this morning. The characters were available and chatty. I'll admit I had to wrangle them in a bit. They still wanted to wander away somewhat, but I roped them in and kept them close. Then it was stellar. And I had to stop in mid-sentence for two reasons: 1) It… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 8 – Word Count: 8698
*NOTE: There are bad words in this blog post. Parental Guidance is advised.* image: http://www.artistdaily.com/blogs/technique/archive/2007/03/13/christopher-hart-frustrated-little-leaguer.aspx GGGGAAAAAHHHHHH. Today I wrote a whopping 158 words. *Fuck* I'm panicking. I've been getting up early. Hours before the sun. I've been losing sleep worrying about getting up early. And that's okay. Getting up, what I worried would be the… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 7 – Word Count: 7020