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Category Archive: NaNoWriMo

Nov 23 2010

I did it! I’m a Winner!

Finished: 50137 words 12 chapters 252 pages 73% of the way through the month 100% of the way through the word count 0 words to 50k Remaining to finish novel: ~41398 words 10 chapters ~205 pages 55% Complete to estimated length Projected finish date: Dec 10

Nov 20 2010

NaNoWriMo Day 19: End in Sight

Finished: 41610 words 10 chapters 206 pages 63% of the way through the month 83% of the way through the word count 8390 words to 50k Remaining to finish novel: ~50000 words 12 chapters ~250 pages 46% Complete to estimated length Projected finish date: Dec 10

Nov 12 2010

Blah

I haven’t been writing enough this week. I think only a couple thousand all week. I’ve been busy, is part of it, and I haven’t felt that well on top of it. I have a stomach ache that’s lasted since like Wednesday. This corresponds with my attempt to eat slightly better. Maybe my digestive tract …

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Nov 07 2010

NaNoWriMo Day 6

20% of the way through the month! Right, so, I’m about 48% of the way to 50k, which is good. I have 26217 words remaining to write to win NaNo. According to my computer models, this is about 16 hours of work and, at current pace, I’ll be done on November 14th. My excel sheets …

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Nov 03 2010

NaNoWriMo Day 2

Some stats for you (really for me): Day 2/30 (7%) Words for Nano 11500/50000 (23%) Words to Minimum Publishable Length 11500/80000 (14%) Chapters 3/21 (14%) Projected length: 98000 (196% nano, 122% min publishing) Projected time frame to 50000 ~7 days Projected time frame to 98000 ~15 days I don’t think I’ll be keeping this pace, …

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Nov 01 2010

NaNoWriMo Begins

I don’t know how much blogging I’ll be doing throughout NaNoWriMo.  Maybe less, since I have other writing to do, maybe more since I’ll already be writing.  I still have write ups of my Cleveland trip to do, I’d like to maybe interview Micah Ranum about winning the Nicholl, so I need to come up …

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Oct 19 2010

NaNoWriMo Character Brainstorm Vomit

Sometimes, when I have a hard time or am rushing through trying to establish characters in my mind in a sort of Fixed way, I do a big image search and try to set tonally what I want a character to feel like. The Anti-Hero: Physiology 1.      Sex Male 2.      Age 30ish 3.      Height Tall Weight Thin 4.      Color of …

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