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October Mini Plotting

Demon Protection Program - working title I've been setting aside a little pocket of time every day to brainstorm a new project. It's nowhere near the drafting stage, it's just a huge host of characters, some raunchy situational comedy, and a vague idea about the apocalypse, but it's got potential! I've been watching New Girl,… Continue reading October Mini Plotting

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NaNo Rebelling

I decided to record my progress on the NaNo site for the first time yesterday. Because I didn't bother to record every day's work (and because I honestly didn't know which day I did what), I just said I wrote 21k words in the span of an hour on the 12th. It's obviously untrue, and… Continue reading NaNo Rebelling

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Nontraditional NaNo and Me

It's National Novel Writing Month, and this will be the first time in a long time that I won't be participating in a normal way. I'm sort of sad about that, especially since I'm actually in the exact kind of mood that writing a first draft of something requires (the desire to just kinda go… Continue reading Nontraditional NaNo and Me

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Hitting 50K And Taking A Break – Camp NaNoWriMo July 2020

I've treated these guys like they're in progress for so long that it's hard to shift over to transformed.

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Looking Forward – Camp NaNoWriMo July 2020

Day 14 - 3472Day 15 - 1486Day 16 - 3669Day 17 - 588Day 18 - 470Day 19 - 436Day 20 - 1912 Total as of 7/20: 42,170 words I still ended up hitting that mid-month slump because my plot kind of went sideways once again, but I am 1) still ahead of my own schedule… Continue reading Looking Forward – Camp NaNoWriMo July 2020

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Halfway There – July Camp NaNoWriMo 2020

Day 1 - 2571Day 2 - 1042Day 3 - 2011Day 4 - 2684Day 5 - 856Day 6 - 1700Day 7 - 3573Day 8 - 3626Day 9 - 2510Day 10 - 2075Day 11 - 1762Day 12 - 542Day 13 - 5185 Total Word So Far: 30,137 Today I was on fire with my best day so… Continue reading Halfway There – July Camp NaNoWriMo 2020

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2020 – Week 1

Day 1 - 2571 words. Day 2 - 1042 words. Felt too distracted to do well, issues in my neighborhood made me feel uneasy and paranoid (but the multiple cars that parked outside my house then drove off were probably coincidental and had nothing to do with the right wing crazies around). Spent the day… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo July 2020 – Week 1

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First Day of CampNaNoWriMo And I’m Feeling Introspective

July is usually exciting. It's both my and Husband's birthday month, it's warm enough to go swimming and do other fun summer activities, and it's Camp NaNo, but in the midst of everything else going on in the world...well, you know. Regardless, I'm using the summer version of National Novel Writing Month to write, write,… Continue reading First Day of CampNaNoWriMo And I’m Feeling Introspective

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Final Update And A Win! – Camp NaNoWriMo April 2020

https://www.tiktok.com/@dietspriteaunt/video/6820531534605454598 Although this book is far from being completely drafted, I MET MY GOAL AND HIT 50K WORDS YESTERDAY! And with three whole days to spare which is, like, incredible for me, the great procrastinator. This draft has simultaneously been the easiest and most difficult I've done so far. I'm learning skills to make the… Continue reading Final Update And A Win! – Camp NaNoWriMo April 2020

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2020 – The Home Stretch and Project Projections

I've had a series of unfortunate events occur, which hasn't stopped the writing train, but it has slowed it slightly. I got poison ivy from some yard work over a week ago, and it reached its worst this past weekend and into Monday. I've also been battling a sore throat for a few days which… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo April 2020 – The Home Stretch and Project Projections