NaNoWriMo 2013

Day 3 of NaNoWriMo, and I’m on word 4806.  I’ve managed to keep up over the weekend, but I’m not very optimistic about weekdays.  By Friday I should be at 12,000 words–not sure I’m going to hit that. I do love my story, however, and as usual the characters have taken over.  Writing is like…

Finally making headway…

Managed to write for 5 hours today, ignoring pressing obligations from real life.  Got in 16oo words, which is 7 pages double spaced.  Hopefully I’ll get this story finished before the end of summer.  It’s set at Christmastime, so I’d like to have it available on Kindle early in the Fall. Five hours for 1600…

Still here, still writing

I came into this weekend a little depressed.  My word count was so low, it was embarrassing.  In spite of my best efforts, including carrying my jumpdrive in my pocket for two weeks hoping I would be able to carve out a little time to write here and there, I couldn’t manage more than a…

A quick check in…

A week in and I am wayyyyy behind…but I push on undaunted.  The one good thing is Thanksgiving break, which for me is a whole week. As for my word count–DON’T ASK!  It has joined the list of things that I have resolved never to talk about: My age My weight My politics My religion…