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Daily Divulge: Milestone!

Today is sort of a big-ish day. It’s Day 50 of my last challenge cycle in prep for NaNo. (I’ll write much more about this next week.) I’ve written 59, 310 words in the last 50 days (not all on … Continue reading

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NaNo Day One: First Steps

NaNo officially started almost four hours ago. I was at work, and then winding down/procrastinating, so I’m just starting.  I’m 56 words in and it hits me: I’m writing in first person. I’d never figured I’d be writing this in … Continue reading

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The days are already going by too quickly. But I made a little progress, I think. I’m about ready to start scribbling the scenes onto recipe cards. Maybe tomorrow. Today started with Ever After, but I didn’t write anything until … Continue reading

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It’s Coming…

NaNo is sixty days away. And because I am a true masochist, I’m going for it again. Even though I’ve been busy with…everything. This year’s project is going to be my revamp of the Cinderella story. It’s the only thing … Continue reading

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Haven’t Had This Problem in a While…

So I came across a call for submissions of short stories┬áthat had an interesting premise I could work with. I worked on research, characters, and plots yesterday, and today, I really got down to writing the actual story. And I’m … Continue reading

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Dassyr is a Jerk

So it turns out that Dassyr is worse than my cat.  He saw that I was sick, and he bolted.  So I fell behind by about a week.  Hooray.  (Though I suppose my cat can’t just run away.  Too cold … Continue reading

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Another Hour Done

My plan today is to do something like the word sprints participants do at write-ins.  Turn on some music, set a timer, and focus on writing for a solid hour.  And then I can reward myself with some goofing off … Continue reading

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