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LuckyGirl backs it up!

Today is NaNoWriMo’s official ‘back up yer novel day.’   Hmmm … that could be a good idea, eh? It would also be a nice opportunity to count up all those strugglesome words I’ve been tapping out … maybe see how this whole shebang-a-bang is progressing. Brb … Back.

As so the writing has begun ….

I’m off and running on my 30-day book-a-thon.  Days 1 and 2 were good and surprisingly free of angst and drama.  I’m definitely hitting my words-per-day target.  What’s not clear it whether I can cover all the key plot-points  in 30 days.  An uncomfortable piece of self-awareness is creeping closer and closer.  If I’m gonna […]

The Good, the Bad, the Intolerable and the Inevitable.

As previously reported, I’ve accepted the NaNoWriMo Challenge.  This means I have to write an entire book in no more than 30 days.  The 30 days in which this will occur are, unlike so many things in life, actually set in stone.  (Okay, not stone, not literally.)  I cannot begin the book until November 1st […]

LuckyGirl Makes a Decision

When I heard about National Novel Writing Month, I thought it was a goof — how the hell could anyone write an entire 50,000-word novel in only 30 days?  And there’s a competitive aspect to it?!  Impossible! So I did a quick skim of the website and learned these astonishing facts: 200,000 people signed up […]


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