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NaNo Retrospective

After thirty days of furious writing and literary abandon, NaNoWriMo 2012 is over. Thank god. My final word count was 271,172 words, which is more than I thought that I would get going into the month, but less than some … Continue reading

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NaNo Milestones

Yesterday, I passed two NaNo milestones that I thought were worth mentioning here. First, I surpassed last year’s total word count of 241,142 words.  This year has been miles better than last year, at least as far as writing goes. … Continue reading

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Week 3 Review

Week 3 (the first of two of them the way that I am counting weeks) is never a good one for me.  Really, it’s after that third weekend that NaNo feels like an uphill slog through the mud and whatever … Continue reading

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NaNo Novel 1

…is done! It doesn’t have the ending that I thought it would, to be honest.  It caught me by surprise until I was right upon it and realized how things needed to stop.  Where I stop recasts the focus, hopefully … Continue reading

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On Overachievers

There is a debate right now (and it is friendly and well-intentioned, so debate is the right word) about what the group of people who plan to write more than 50k during NaNoWriMo are supposed to call themselves.  The term … Continue reading

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NaNo Week 1 Review

For me, NaNo Week 1 ended on Sunday night, as the clock ticked from 11:59 to 12:00, but I’ve been a bit too busy writing other things to actually come write here. So far, I am on pace for my … Continue reading

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NaNo is Coming

It’s now October, and you know what that means: Calling me unprepared right now is an understatement.  I’m extremely busy, have ML stuff to do, and have to plan two novels in the next 30 days (well, “plan” – I have … Continue reading

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NaNo Events (Overachiever edition!)

It’s just over a month away and entirely too soon, so I thought that I would go ahead and plan whatever special events I wanted this year, and see what others of my overachievers were interested in.  I think that … Continue reading

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NaNo Goals 2012

This year my main goal, the goal to which all others are subservient, is to write two novels start to finish.  Two particular novels, too, not just ones that I decide to write on a whim in November.  It isn’t about … Continue reading

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A plan to plan

Because I plan to plan for NaNo 2012, I realized I needed a plan for this planning.  But I don’t have one yet, just a rough idea, though I plan to have a plan for planning for NaNo 2012 soon. … Continue reading

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