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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 …

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I typed last night after getting home from work, about 11:15 till midnight. After working on two of the five remaining scenes and brainstorming heavily throughout the day, the novel is 46,408 words long. Three more days! Yesterday I finished reading Jack Kerouac’s “Book of Haikus.” Lots of good ones. I’m going to invest in …

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