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NaNo 2018–Day 15–65,223 words

I’ve been doing NaNo for ten years, and this has been my best year ever. I beat my wordiest day from 2014 on the 1st. I beat my wordiest day again on the 12th. I reached 50K on day 12, and my previous record was 13. I have not missed a day of writing, and …

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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.

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NaNo 2017–Day 11

Made it to 41,102 words. Almost there!

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NaNo 2017–Day 5

Made it to 20,018. Winter Wheat helped give me some ideas for this novel and more. It was a good weekend.

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NaNo 2017–Day 3

I made it to 10,816 words on day 2. Today I made it 16,594. On track for the reverse NaNo!

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NaNo 2017 and more!

I’ve decided to do National Novel Writing Month this year. I’m working on the script for my graphic novel, Ashes: The Graphic Novel. I have 3,388 words so far. The latest issue of The Magnolia Review is available here.

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NaNo–Day 2

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.

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NaNo–Day 1

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.

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NaNo–Day 30

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 …

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NaNo–Day 26

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.

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