Crawling out from under my NaNo rock

Oh, hello.   I’ve been doing this whole NaNoWriMo thing and haven’t seen the light of the bloggy world much this month.  Don’t mind my squinting, the bright light still hurts my eyes. Oh, by the way, I did it!  50000 words written.  You can look at the little widget on my sidebar that says “winner”.   I like to just look at it. The whole experience was sooo great.  I really learned a lot about writing and noveling and plots and outlines.  I floundered around in week two because my beautiful outline that I was so proud of.  Yeah, […]

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NaNo Week 1

Today marks the beginning of the second week of NaNoWriMo.  So, how was week one?  Glad you asked.  Overall  pretty good (I’m ahead of schedule on my word count) and surprisingly educational.  I thought NaNo would teach me some things about writing, but I didn’t realize how much and how fast.    These are a few of the realizations I came to this week. Things I Learned In One Week of NaNoing (nanoing is so a verb) 1. I can write 1600 words  a day. In fact, I can pretty easily write 2000 to 2200 words a day.  I have […]

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NaNoWriMo Begins

Today is the first official day of NaNoWriMo!  I’m super excited to get started.  There is a widget with my word count on the lower right  sidebar so you can watch my progress if you’re so inclined.  Although I’m sure my first novel will not see the light of bookstores,  at least I will (hopefully) have written one by the end of the month.  1667 words a day, about 7 pages, is quite a bit, so I may be a little absent around here this month.  I apologize if I’m not visiting as much as usual or if you leave […]

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