Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Writer's Wednesday: NaNo Update #3

... And a Happy Thanksgiving!

 

With only four days left in the official NaNo month, how's your writing? I've hit the "winner" mark and kept going. I feel like I've been struggling with the book, though I've been able to hit my word goal almost every day. The strange thing is... I've been getting those words in the evening. I have always believed myself to be a morning person, and that I'm usually pretty much incapable of thought by evening. And yet here I've been, day after day frittering away my mornings, and finally sitting down in the evenings and writing like a mad thing. And it works.

So am I no longer a morning person? Or has procrastination reached a new peak?

As for the outline that was going to make it a breeze, well, I am still more or less on the outline but the writing is coming hard in any case.

Stats:
Around 57,000 words
Attended three write-ins, where the peer pressure really helped
Several gallons of coffee.


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10 comments:

  1. Congrats in the NaNo win! I dragged myself and my word count into the winners' circle yesterday. Barely, but we made it. Whew! :)

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    1. Hooray! Is that an actual stopping place, or are you like me--pushing on to a larger goal?

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  2. I reckon your brain is working just fine, and working in the background while you're frittering.

    Have a lovely day with the family!

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    1. It seems to be processing to some good end. I'm getting there!

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    1. Thanks! Though to me it's not really a win until I have a complete draft.

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  4. Congrats on the win. Yesterday, I finished my revised NAno novel. I was aiming for 70k but closed with just over 68k. Whether the next edit will increase the count or trim it remains an unknown.

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    1. Impressive! Congratulations, and enjoy a break before you start editing!

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    2. December may be the break as other commitment - like IWSG, WEP and tax returns............

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