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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Just a quick post to let you know that I'm still alive

Drum roll.............

I completed my NaNoWriMo novel!

Even faced with a lot of crap out of my control, I managed to write more than 50,000 words during the month of November.

That being said, I also neglected my blog, and a lot of housework, forgot to feed the dog (don't worry he can use a few less meals) and decided to give up cooking.

All for the love of writing.

As for whether or not the story is any good, I can't say.  I love the characters I created.  In fact when one of them died unexpectedly in a car accident I was quite upset.  This story seemed to come to life for me.  Often I would sit at the computer, totally clueless as to what I was going to type and soon I would have 2000 more words. 

I had no idea how it would end and I'm happy with the way it turned out. 

December I will spend a lot of time editing and making sure I didn't change any one's name half-way through the piece.  But as for Nano, I may be addicted.  The entire experience for me was excellent.

I'll hopefully be back in the swing of things at this here blog starting December 1st!

5 random thoughts:

David Waters said...

Brilliant, once its published I want a signed copy:)

cheers

Kristie Maynard said...

Do we get a clue about it at all, or do we have to wait until it is published to find out?
Congrats on doing this, it is a huge undertaking. I have been keeping up with Rachelle Christiansen on her journey with this challenge too. Looks like she'll make it too.

Scattered Scrapper said...

Congrats!! What an awesome accomplishment. I don't think I even know 50,000 words :o)

Jenners said...

I bow before you!! I'm very very impressed, and I too would like an autographed copy!

Gina said...

Congrats! Can we read it?

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