It’s over! I’ve done it. With the exception of Thanksgiving, I’ve written every day in November. I reached 50,000 words about 10 days ago. My goal was to take it a step further and finish the first draft, which I found a bit more challenging…. but I did it. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Wrap-up”
My first NaNoWriMo gets a big checkmark in the success column! Yay! I got to 50,000 words last night. Interestingly enough, it was right at the point in my novel when my characters said the L-word to one another.
I think I only have about 1/6 to 1/4 of the book remaining give or take. So with any luck, I think I can still finish. The days ahead get real busy with the holiday and such, but I think if I scrape together all my spare time, I’ll finish the first draft.
Can’t wait to share more about this book, but for now, I’d better quit blogging and get to writing.
I’ve written every day! I’m well over half way! I’ve written 34,960 words! My goal isn’t only to get to 50,000. My goal is to finish the first draft. So we’ll see. If I’m going to challenge myself, I might as well go all in. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo – Progress Check-in”
Good news, I’ve been writing away like crazy. I’ve written 16,500 words in 7 days!! Only 33,500 to go. If I don’t stumble into a major writing block, I think I’ll get there.
Let me share my favorite passage I’ve written so far. Please excuse that it isn’t perfectly polished. When you are writing like a mad person, editing has to come later. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo update”