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I MADE IT!

I made it to Round 2 of NaNo Virtuosos! *cries* I need some ice cream to celebrate!

Exciting End of Year Stats, the giveaway winners, and my 2013 Goals & Aspirations

First, yay for year-end-stats! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had… Continue reading

My Goals and Aspirations for 2012 – The Recap

I can’t believe 2012 is almost OVER. I really can’t. So much has happened this year, and sadly it seems that so little of it has been writing-related. My personal/family life has exploded… Continue reading

300 posts, you say? Let’s celebrate! Who likes cookies and scones?

300 posts. I certainly hoped that I would get here one day, but it’s one of those goals that’s surreal until you actually reach it, and then it’s even MORE surreal. And it’s… Continue reading

It’s time for NaNo Virtuosos!

Guess what?! I was able to get my novel in for the NaNo Virtuosos contest! This contest is hosted by Curiosity Quills, and the winner of all three rounds will be offered a… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 & #WriteMotivation Wrap-Up

NaNoWriMo Days 27-30 & Total Month Recap Word Goal:  50,000 Ending Word Count (on Nov 30): 54,000 What Happened: The last few days of NaNo, my mind just got overwhelmed. Since I was… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 26

NaNo 2012 Day 26 Word Goal: 43,342/50,000 Actual word count: 52,720 What happened today: An unexpected trip to the veterinarian (to have the abscessed cyst on Winnie looked at – it was indeed infected, and there… Continue reading

#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

Happy Thanksgiving! And NaNoWriMo 2012 – Day 21 update

First off, since everyone is reading this ON Thanksgiving – Happy Thanksgiving! (Even if you’re not American, I want you to know that I’m thankful for YOU – for the fact that you’re… 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