Here is my wrap up of the last week of NaNoWriMo.
This week's writing started off slow but I managed to kick my butt into gear tonight (11/24/2009). There are only six days left and NaNoWriMo is over. I will hit the 50,000 mark.
Here are the stats so far.
Mon: 153 words
Tues: 4,153 words
WC to date: 27,158.
WC left to 50k mark: 22,842.
Days left to to write: 6.
I think I can. I know I can.
I will post Wednesday's results and that will conclude Part 1 of this week. Part 2 will cover Thursday - Sunday. November 30 at 11:59 pm marks the end of NaNo. To win I have to have at least 50,000 words. Going over is good too.
Wow, I'm impressed with my writing prowess this week. Nothing like a deadline to get a person in the mood. It helps that this story idea has made me work my imagination a little.
Here are the stats for Wednesday.
WC to date: 29,241
WC left to 50k mark: 20,759.
Days left to to write: 5.
Yeah. I can write. ;)
After two below average writing days on Thursday and Friday, I kicked it into over drove and spent the last three days writing at a breakneck pace.
I wrote a total of 50,616 words. Did I celebrate my accomplishment? You bet I did.
The only mar on my moment of triumph was the fact that my word count, due to a slowed internet connection, did not post until after the 11:59:59 pm deadline. So I didn't get the glowing gold halo or the cool NaNoWriMo badge and certificate.
But you know what? That's fine with me. I did it and I know I made it. That's enough to put a smile on my face for the next few days.
I will take the rest of this week to finish my novel which started out as something else and turned into a companion novel to my unpublished novel Jewels.
Go figure. Several key characters from that story found there way into this year's NaNo story, Mine Dreamer.
My next blog entry later this week will give you the skinny on my NaNo novel and the plans I have for my writing in general.
Congratulations to everyone who participated in NaNoWriMo. I hope you enjoyed your experience and I look forward to seeing you next year.