Nanowrimo week one ends

Cheating a little with another multiple day update. Nanowrimo’s days 5, 6, 7 and 8 went great so I haven’t had a chance to update (or do much of anything else like practice flute for my course with The Flute Practice–and yes I do fully admit I took time off for a few youtube chats this week) and listening to too many results rather than, you know, the writing Jethro Tull/Shovels and Rope/Jason Isbell/Amanda Shires/classical flutes Playlist.

Juli's work desk, photo by Juli D. Revezzo

But my word count as of last night exceeds 15k. I might’ve hit 16k but I had to help my husband with conquering our drain problems.

Yes, let’s blame the drains! 🙂

I might take it slower today–or I might not (I’ve already added 400 words to the manuscript today!). We’ll see how my hands feel with morning words. 2,000 a day may be my upper limit, this week. Don’t tell the fingers I’d hoped to double that. 😉 The story is coming along swimmingly, though, that’s the important part.

How are your projects going today?


My last official word count tally: 15,829 / 50,000 words. 32% done!

Nanowrimo day 4 #amwriting

Nanowrimo Day 4: I woke up on day 4, got my coffee and began writing, so that by lunch time I’d already hit half of the Nanowrimo official goal.  I then had to stop typing my wordage to recharge some batteries but then I still surpassed my Tuesday word count before the end of the night. spurred on no doubt by my sister-in-law’s awesome progress! (she hit 10,000 words before I did!) And this is her first Nanowrimo too. 😎

Work in progress: 15%   7,384/50,000

I had, er, shall we say a little bit of trouble with the site (Oh lord, the new site! Those of you who’ve been with Nano for a while know how wonky it became after the reboot) and miscalculated my total, and got the 10k banner a day early but, it’s all good. I like some things about the new site, but not that, and not that I effective lost half of my participation years and had to manually add them all. But it is what it is. I’m more used to it now than I was last year. As to the updates, I’ll no doubt have hit 10k by the time you read this. Uh, my username is (*points to book covers*) julidrevezzo, if you want follow me there.

Nanowrimo–days 2 and 3


Nano day 2:Day 2 went better if there wasn’t much to report. I did have a plotting “Eureka” moment, and introduced something I needed a second opinion on. (Yeah, that can happen despite “prepping” for Nanowrimo. At least it does for me) I still hit my goal, though. Surpassed it, actually. 🙂

Nanowrimo Day 3 went even better than last and I not only hit my goal but surpassed it, so that I caught up (I think) with where I should be.

But I ended up writing something that made me have to rearrange a previous scene. Altogether, I clocked out at 2,053 words. Ouch. I keep trying to talk myself into slowing down, that I don’t really need to win, this year, but the other half of my brain says “Oh, you can recover later. Speed up!”

Sigh.

Total thus far, 5,155.