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I made it to 5,673 words. Thank goodness for word sprints on Twitter and prompts to get the juices flowing. And of course, Chai Latte for fuel.
And so National Novel Writing Month of 2015 begins. Tip for next year: clean house in October, and not wait till November 1st. I made it to 2,232 words. I did several writing sprints.
At 82,752 words, I am amazed at how much I wrote this month. This is the first year that I finished before the 27th (finished on the 21st). And I finally (FINALLY) validated my NaNo novel, so I officially won NaNo, even though my novel is not quite at the end yet. It has been …
On November 25, I made it to 74,063 words and on November 26, I made it to 78,934 words. After five days of not knowing how the novel ends, I had a breakthrough. So now the goal is to either make it to 100,000 words or to reach the end of the story.
71,099 words. This is the first NaNo that I have finished the 50,000 words so early (reached that milestone on the 21st). Now the goal is to reach the novel’s conclusion. In order to reach the 70,000 mark, I bought three drinks from Biggby (I had a coupon, okay?) as motivation. And it worked.
I enjoyed a local write in and was so inspired with my story that I wrote some more at home. 65,073 words.
57,877 words. I have introduced two new characters, and I’ve picked names for four more. This novel still has not reached a conclusion, but it has started a new and interesting arc.
I made it to 48,454 words on the 18th, and then I took the 19th and 20th off. I watched some vampire movies for inspiration since my characters encountered vampires. Now I have 52,518 words, but my novel is not complete yet. I did get my reward in the mail today for finishing NaNo–the first …
45955 words. My secondary character nearly died but survived. The new character conceived last week appeared. My characters are on a new journey that coincides with the previous journey.
41288 words. Wow. I can’t believe that I’m almost to the finish line, though now I realize this book is more likely a trilogy than a standalone novel. The second day of Winter Wheat sessions was also successful. I attended a session about rejection with Laura Maylene Walter. I’m inspired to attempt 250 submissions in …