My 6th NaNoWriMo Win

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On Friday I crossed the proverbial finish line, crossing the 50,000 word mark on the worst novel I’ve ever had the displeasure of writing. That was the 22nd of the month, which means I finished four days faster than I did last year, and this is the fastest time ever for me. (I waited this long so I could announce … Read More

The Final Stretch

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Now I’ve written over 70,000 words this month, which is definitely the most I’ve ever written in a month before, so I am happy about that. Unfortunately there are a lot of things about this NaNoWriMo that are making me unhappy about my whole state of writing. The Key is the story that I have worked on the most this … Read More

60, 319 Words. Kinda.

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So, I started off NaNoWriMo with a BANG and wrote 40,000 words in seven days. Then I realized that my story was totally whack and made no sense in a number of ways, like forgetting what characters do, extreme lack of foreshadowing that makes it seem like I forgot what I was writing about – which I did, etc. After … Read More

What Makes Me Sick

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What makes me sick is the potential that I know I have and don’t use. It’s the time that I whittle away bullshitting with friends or crocheting more blankets that I really (probably) don’t need. Time in front of the television makes me sick, time away from my computer makes me sick, time NOT WRITING makes me sick. This is … Read More

Day 88 – Depression Is

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depression is staring at a blank screen for hours and asking myself why i keep bothering to put my butt in this chair. what’s the point? i will be pushing up daisies unpublished. This is for Trifextra Week Sixty-One, to write a story in 33 words using an idiom. This may or may not be a true story.

Day 82 – Ponderance

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  The story I am working on now, I am going slower with it than I have with the last two things I wrote. I am still chugging along at around 1,000 words per day on average, but there is a lot of reflecting going on about it – there is a lot of pondering behind the scenes. I am … Read More