Now that I am done (done! done!) with NaNoWriMo, I can get back to a more normal blogging schedule, which is lovely.As part of NaNoWriMo, Writer's Digest was offering free e-book editions of a few writing and publishing related books, which I snatched up because they were free. So, this December, as I'm editing, shaping, … Continue reading My Thanksgiving Weekend
I have hit 50,000 words. That is, I actually hit 50,081 words two minutes ago. I'm going to finish this scene, write the last sequence, and then validate my word count for NaNoWriMo, likely sometime tomorrow.I finished! I won!Editing, here I come.
Current word count: 47,381I am 2, 619 words away from the 50,000 necessary to win NaNoWriMo. That's not going to finish my story, by the way. I still have a few events waiting to be written.I'm actually ahead, but my diligent daily word count of 1,667+ words has fallen slightly (hence the orange spots in … Continue reading NaNo: Day 27
Current Word Count: 44,121Received another amazing pep talk, this time talking about writing habits that NaNo can instill. Love all the points about thinking about your character during mundane moments like doing laundry.In the year 2002, Thanksgiving in the U.S. fell relatively late in the month of November. So it was that on November 30th, … Continue reading NaNo: Day 23
Edited to add: Servants' Ball PicturesContinuing on with my previous ruminations on the fate of the characters of Downton. What do all of you think is going to happen? If you know more about the history of this time period (1920), then how do you think it'll affect the denizens of Downton Abbey?Branson: I'll confess to … Continue reading Downton Abbey Predictions, Part Deux