I’m a Winner! Woot woot! 

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   I crossed the finish line today!  Woot woot! Another NaNoWriMo has been won.  I blew past 50,000 words this afternoon and even though only about 1/3 of my story has been told, I’ve done it.  I said I was doing to do it and I did it.  I RULE! 

This Little Whirling Dervish

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This kid is like a whirling dervish, impossible to get clear, candid pictures of. She’s actually not like a whirling dervish, because I learned what a whirling dervish actually is when I took a World Religions class in college. I just love the way “whirling dervish” rolls off my tongue, and I just picture Elise in a blur. I wrote … Read More

Ruh roh.

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   Five more days to finish NaNoWriMo and now I’m behind and have to write about 20,000 words more.  Whoops!  Let’s see what happens now…

29,571

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   I wrote 4,457 words (so far) today, and now I’m over 1,200 words ahead on my NaNoWriMo novel, and I am totally stoked about it.  I feel like I have finally hit my stride with this story while at the same time I have arrived at a pivitol point where I need to make some serious decisions about where … Read More

NaNoWriMo 2015: Week Two Update

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  Today marks the halfway point of NaNoWriMo 2015 and after a week of lagging behind and procrastinating and doing all the other things I could possibly do with my free time EXCEPT write, I knew that I had to either get down to business today or maybe consider giving up. I started the day with 20,629 words, and I … Read More

NaNoWriMo 2015: Week One Update

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  And on the eighth day, she gave an update: NaNoWriMo 2015! It’s here! It’s happening! And I am doing so well so far. As of this morning I have written 14,358 words. That puts me 2,692 words ahead of where I should have been by yesterday. This is a very, very good thing – to be consistently ahead of … Read More