Thursday, December 1, 2011

NaNoWriMo: Day 30 - The End or is it?

I WON! And I managed it before midnight. I'm both shocked and impressed at myself. Considering that the first and only other time I won I actually crossed the finish line around 5 am after a 5 hour/10.5k sprint...oops did I just say that aloud? Yes, I'll admit it. I only won my first time because I set the timezone back like 6 hours. So this time was an official win (If you don't count that I started 6k into a story, though I did not count the 6k toward NaNo. I promise I didn't.)

As for my story, I didn't finish the second novella, though I think it will be done before another 5k has passed. The story decided it wanted to start the climax today. Means I have an interesting point to start at tomorrow. Yes, I said tomorrow. While snooping around on Angela's blog I found this little contest/idea for writing a certain number words a day. I chose the 500 word option because I don't know if I could keep up 1k during the holidays. So, click on the icon in the sidebar if you want more information. And, while you're at it, go check out Angela's blog.

On another note, I'll be continuing in the Birth of a Novel blog chain at least until I finish my story. Several of the others are continuing it as well so make sure to check their blogs out. (Look below for links).

One more piece of news before I sign off. This is my 100th post! I could hardly believe it when I looked at my post count. Yay! Hopefully it won't take almost 4 years for me to reach 200. :) So, I change around the blog a bit to modify it more toward a polished look. Look for more content from now on.

Words written today: 3,774
Words total: 50,058!

As you know, tomorrow I start the Picture Countdown to Christmas. Look forward to it!

Until next time!

Blog Chain People:

Angela H.
Anna M.
Brooke Busse
Charity Bradford
Elizabeth Davis
Elizabeth Poole
Fida Islaih
Huntress
Jen McConnel
Lena Hoppe
Mia Hayson
Miranda Hardy
Nyxie Moon
Tessa C
Zoe

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