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NaNo Day 17 Part 2

Another 1,000 words squeezed out of my poor brain. To go back to my road trip metaphor, I am missing a chunk of my map. I have a vague idea of the direction I want to travel, but no idea what roads to take to get there. I am going to have to stop at […]

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NaNo Day 17

Today was another tough day. I still don’t know where the story is going. I have a vague idea of the turning point to go from the end of Act 2 to the start of Act 3, but I still have about ten thousand words between here and there, and that’s where I am having […]

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NaNo Day 16

Today was a rough day to write. I had taken yesterday easy, writing only 52 words, so for the first time since I started, I began my writing day with a deficit. Then the morning got away from me, so I was unable to do any writing. I was finally able to get some words […]

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Break Time

After an intense couple of weeks, I needed today to recharge and get ready to attack the second half with gusto. But I also wanted to make sure I didn’t let a day go by without at least some words. I wrote a total of 52. Also, going forward, I won’t be posting the rest […]

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25K!

I have reached the halfway point! Getting ready to go into Week 3 tomorrow a little ahead, but not enough to rest on my laurels. So, I’ve written the scene that had been in my head, and I honestly have no idea what is coming up next. With the bit of cushion I have, I […]

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NaNo Day 14

This was the longest block I’d written at once. 1,436 words. It makes sense. I’ve seen this scene pretty much from a few days of starting this project, so I had a good idea of how it was going to go. Although one part of it surprised me as I wrote it. That’s what I […]

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NaNo Day 13

Got some writing done early this morning. Just hit over 22k and only a stone’s throw away from 23k. But I feel as though I’m short some words. I was hoping the major reveal coming would hit around 25k, but I may end up about 1,000 words shy. Which, in the grand scheme of things, […]

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NaNo Day 12

A little late on my update today. But I spent the better part of the morning mulling over my story and where it was headed. I know the midpoint, but still needed more words before getting there. I was hoping that the big reveal would hit right at word 25,000, but I still have 3,600 […]

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20K!

Yes! I hit the next milestone! 40% done, and almost to the halfway mark. I have an idea of what will happen at 25k, it’s just the intervening words that I will have to figure out and soon. At least I finally figured out what would happen in the park. Do I like it? I’m […]

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Nano Day 11

So, what do you do when you have no idea what happens next? Write a different scene! I’m trying to have enough story for the 25k because that’s where things will change. I have ideas for that part of the story, but really no idea how to tie in the end of the first half […]