NaNoWriMo 2016 – Day 7

I am woefully behind. So much, I am tempted to quit NaNoWriMo 2016. I know I know. We’ve just begun! How can I abandon my efforts so early? When I look at how many words I have to complete, it is just depressing. By the end of today, I should have completed roughly 11,669 words. … More NaNoWriMo 2016 – Day 7


State of the Writer

Happy Monday, Folks! This is one of those posts in which I write of every thing going on in my writerly-world – including the kitchen sink.   Okay, maybe not an actual kitchen sink, but you know what I mean, right? Whether you do or don’t, let’s do this. 2013 Accomplishments Anthology Yay! We did … More State of the Writer

50,000 words later…

…my novel is not finished. But! I did finish NaNoWriMo 2011!  Here’s my badge. I’ll place it on the side bar for a while till something else comes along to usurp it. I honestly didn’t think I could do it.  I have a two-day meeting tomorrow and Friday that I’ve had to prepare for all week.  I … More 50,000 words later…

NaNoWriMo ’11 – After Day 27

Egads!  I don’t think I’m gonna make it. Here are the hard numbers: Your Average Per Day 1,498 Words Written Today 2,076 Target Word Count 50,000 Target Average Words Per Day 1,667 Total Words Written 40,468 Words Remaining 9,532 Current Day 27 Days Remaining 4 (not really, only three as I am posting after the 27th) At This Rate You Will Finish On December … More NaNoWriMo ’11 – After Day 27

NaNoWriMo Update

Check it out! Looks like I’m right on track to finish by the 30th.  With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, though, that’s gonna be a real challenge to get ‘er done.  But I’m pushing to crank out another 3,000 to 4,000 words today.  That should help. I only have 18,809 words more to go, folks. … More NaNoWriMo Update

Evocative Writing and my precious word count and GRRM’s dirge

I know, my posts should be focused, and not scattered about talking about one thing then another.  I actually have folks who have subscribed to my blog recently that I do not personally know (I’m sure they will unsubscribe as soon as they figure out I’m a hack). Regardless, dear new suckers readers, I will … More Evocative Writing and my precious word count and GRRM’s dirge

NaNoWriMo – After Day 14

I have discovered something. I can write novels.  Amazingly, I’m doing it now – my second one!  And I’m enjoying it. If you ever doubted – don’t.  Just do it.  One word at a time, and eventually you will get there. Current word count: Keep going.