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#WriteMotivation & NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 25

NaNo 2012 Day 25 Word Goal: 41,675/50,000 Actual word count: 52,404 What happened today: It was Sunday.  I added a scene to the prologue, lol.  And then I discovered that a cyst one of the cats… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 24 – Crossing the Finish Line!

NaNo 2012 Day 24 Word Goal: 40,008/50,000 Actual word count: 50,733 What happened today: WRITING happened today! LOTS and LOTS of writing!  So much writing (almost 6k) that I’ve reached 50k!  I even managed to wrap… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 23

NaNo 2012 Day 23 Word Goal: 38,341/50,000 Actual word count: 45,106 What happened today: Hung out with the in-laws for a belated Thanksgiving, and it was wonderful and relaxing – mainly because I didn’t have to… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 22

NaNo 2012 Day 22 Word Goal: 36,674/50,000 Actual word count: 40,156 What happened today: Thanksgiving!  Is it wrong to be thankful that Thanksgiving only happens once a year?  Because it exhausts me.  I love it, but… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 20

NaNo 2012 Day 20 Word Goal: 33,340/50,000 Actual word count: 38,935 What happened today: A major plot twist that will mesh PERFECTLY with everything I’ve already written made itself known to me today.  I think it… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 19

NaNo 2012 Day 19 Word Goal: 31,673/50,000 Actual word count: 38,247 What happened today: Chicken adventures.  One of our hens keeps hopping the fence and disappearing for a couple hours.  One of my neighbors surely has a… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation & NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 18

NaNo 2012 Day 18 Word Goal: 30,006/50,000 Actual word count: 32,747 What happened today: I got to juggle rambunctious Wrimos (really wanted to say “rhinos” here) in the chat room and moderate someone who was trying… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 17

NaNo 2012 Day 17 Word Goal: 28,339/50,000 Actual word count: 31,080 What happened today: Write-in day!  I’m about 2500 words ahead of schedule now, need to keep that word count soaring, though, because I’ve realized that… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 16

NaNo 2012 Day 16 Word Goal: 26,667/50,000 Actual word count: 28,417 What happened today: I stayed ahead of schedule, woohoo! Short Excerpt: Taphim sighed, reached up to scrub his face with his hands, trying to… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 15 – In which the halfway point is breached and Rebekah types in her sleep.

NaNo 2012 Day 15 Word Goal: 25,000/50,000 Actual word count: 26,732 What happened today: I caught up and got ahead!  And then . . . I was so tired that night, I fell asleep… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 14

NaNo 2012 Day 14 Word Goal: 23,338/50,000 Actual word count: 22,054 What happened today: It was a long day, and I was exhausted. It’s really a miracle I wrote the few hundred words that I did.… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 13

NaNo 2012 Day 13 Word Goal: 21,667/50,000 Actual word count: 21,714 What happened today: It was Tuesday.  Not much happened.  Other than being extraordinarily tired for whatever reason.  And I caught up on my word goal!… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 12

NaNo 2012 Day 12 Word Goal: 20,000/50,000 Actual word count: 19,059 What happened today: My mother in law had surgery, which went well, but between that and being exhausted from the weekend, writing was very hard.… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 6

NaNo 2012 Day 6 Word Goal: 10,001/50,000 Actual word count: 12,308 What happened today: Write-in day! Except I could have written much more if I’d actually written during the day, instead of waiting for the write-in… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 5

NaNo 2012 Day 5 Word Goal: 8,333/50,000 Actual word count: 10,015 What happened today: I couldn’t focus.  About noon, I came to the realization that I could handle hitting 10k, because I only 300 words to… Continue reading

#WriteMotivation & NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 4

NaNo 2012 Day 4 Word Goal: 6,667/50,000 Actual word count: 9,733 What happened today: First Sunday in November. For the past two years, we’ve done Sunday afternoon write-ins at one of the local libraries.  This year,… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 3

NaNo 2012 Day 3 Word Goal: 5,001/50,000 Actual word count: 7,654 What happened today: Never again will we have two 5-hour write-ins within a 24 hour period.  Those were the hardest 4000 words I ever wrote.… Continue reading