NaNo 2018–Day 1–10,224 words

This year I am working an idea I developed in 2007, a science-fiction mystery. My wordiest day record was from National Novel Writing Month 2014, at 10,192 words. And that was a goal I wanted to break this year.

I did not expect to reach this goal on day 1. Writing 10,224 words, I discovered much more about my character and her Ordinary World. What a great way to start the month!

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18% Funded! 7 Days to Go!

We are 18% Funded with 7 Days to Go! Thank you to all 31 backers. I appreciate your support.

I approved the final proof from the printer for Volume 4, Issue 1. They are getting ready to print, and I will have them before the end of November.

There is still time to donate, and please keep spreading the word. We only have 7 days to meet our funding goal.

Thank you!

Suzanna

Check out the Kickstarter project page here (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/magnoliareview/the-magnolia-review-volume-4?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=the%20magnolia%20review).

 

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We are 18% Funded with 7 Days to Go! Thank you to all 31 backers. I appreciate your support.

I approved the final proof from the printer for Volume 4, Issue 1. They are getting ready to print, and I will have them before the end of November.

There is still time to donate, and please keep spreading the word. We only have 7 days to meet our funding goal.

Thank you!

Suzanna

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18% Funded! 9 Days to Go!

Only 9 days left to make print versions of Volume 4 a reality! Let’s make this dream come true.

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Thank you to our 28 backers! We are 18% funded with 9 Days to Go! Thank you for every dollar of $1,123. Keep the pledges coming and keep spreading the word. Let’s make this dream happen.

Check out the Kickstarter project page here (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/magnoliareview/the-magnolia-review-volume-4?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=the%20magnolia%20review).

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We made it to $1,000!

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Thank you to our 28 backers! We are 18% funded with 15 Days to Go! We’ve reached a THOUSAND DOLLARS! Five thousand more and we’ll reach our $6,000 goal to print two volumes of The Magnolia Review, Volume 4, Issue 1, and Volume 4, Issue 2. Thank you for every dollar of $1,108. Keep the pledges coming and keep spreading the word. Let’s make this dream happen.

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12% Funded! Printer Updates!

We’ve pledged $763 of the $6,000 goal with 23 backers! Thank you for your support. With 20 days to go, let’s make physical copies of The Magnolia Review Volume 4 a reality. (Check out the Kickstarter here.)

I have proofs from the printer for Volume 4, Issue 1.

Proof from printer of Volume 4, Issue 1
Proof from printer of Volume 4, Issue 1

 

Proof of cover from printer of Volume 4, Issue 1
Proof of cover from printer of Volume 4, Issue 1

Postcards have arrived for Volume 4, Issue 1, featuring Sandy Coomer’s Phoenix Rising.

Postcards of Sandy Coomer's Phoenix Rising, from Volume 4, Issue 1
Postcards of Sandy Coomer’s Phoenix Rising, from Volume 4, Issue 1

Please spread the word and keep pledging!

Thank you!

Suzanna

Kickstarter for The Magnolia Review is Live!

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September 2018 Update

It’s been a busy year! I’ve switched full time jobs, resumed my graduate studies at OSU, and renewed my goals for creativity. There is also good news coming for The Magnolia Review, which I can’t share yet.

I’ve started a Dream Book, my term for a book that collects my lists and dreams in one place. A place to explore ideas and to return to them later. I chose a handmade book made by Meagan Meli, because the cover says, “Here lies my thoughts undone, Started many, finished none.” Which both makes me laugh and makes me want to see if I can finish more than none.

Inktober is coming! As is NaNo (National Novel Writing Month). I’ve decided to do a science-fiction novel project this year.

My goal is to write 100 letters and share them on The Letter Project. Here is 25 and 26.

I’ve also decided to tackle my various comic project ideas, and just practice making comics in general.

My writing focus will be on revising a traditional novel, drawing ASHES: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL, and writing my new NaNo novel project.

I’ve also been reading quite a bit, and I’ve read 95 books so far this year. It’s nice to be back in the reading swing of things!

Until next time, and be creative,

Suzanna

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I started a Tiny Letter Account, if you’d like to sign up for a short update on my creative projects.

https://tinyletter.com/suzannaanderson

NaNo 2017–Day 20

I made it to 50,000 words on the 13th. I was able to officially validate my novel today and be declared a winner. Right now I have 55,952 words. Now to finish some letters for my book and work on the comic layouts.

NaNo 2017–Day 11

Made it to 41,102 words. Almost there!