NaNoWriMo Day 27: Crossing the 50,000-word mark

So I hit 50,161 words a few minutes ago. Despite what the certificate above suggests, I know the novel isn’t done. In fact, I just stopped in the middle of a scene because it is getting late. I’ve been busy writing the past few weeks, so haven’t been keeping up with blogging about the writing.Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Day 27: Crossing the 50,000-word mark”

NaNoWriMo Day 4

Total words for Monday: 1,186 Project total so far: 6,915 Back to work — it’s the first Monday of NaNoWriMo! — so I expected to get fewer words down. According to the NaNoWriMo 50,000-word challenge, the daily average is 1,667 — so at least for today I am a little bit above average. I expect thatContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Day 4”

NaNoWriMo Day 3: Time shift edition

Total words for Sunday: 2,826 Project overall: 5,729 So I think I’m sort of back on track, though even having that extra hour always throws me a little of whack. I think I probably should’ve been able to churn out more words today. Work week returns tomorrow (Monday), and I expect my daily average toContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Day 3: Time shift edition”

NaNoWriMo Day 2: The Lure of Research

Saturday. Word count: 1,981. Now I’m behind. It’s my weekend, so I was planning on cranking out some words, but I read what I wrote yesterday and knew it could be better, so I worked on that — adding some, deleting a lot of others, but after about 90 minutes I think I netted a solidContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Day 2: The Lure of Research”