A NaNo Update

NaNoWriMo is going great!  Day 10 Word Count
Or, at least it’s going good…
Ok, I’m behind on my  word count, but it’s not like I’m so behind I’ll never catch up.
[Insert catch phrase of 16 year old daughter:  “Don’t Judge Me.”]
I haven’t started writing yet today.  My current word count is 12,235.  Not bad for 9 days of writing.
Well… if we’re going to get technical about it, it’s been 6 days of writing.  I didn’t write at all the first day of NaNo, and I got a little sidetracked a couple other days…
Which doesn’t make me a sucky NaNoWriMo’er (Yes, it’s a word — I just used it!), it just means that, when I put my heart and mind into it, I can sit down and spew out a bunch of words that may or may not be the work of a literary genius form complete and/or coherent sentences.
And, as you can see by the above handy dandy gadget up there, hitting 50K is still completely doable!  I just need to average 1,793 words/day instead of 1,667.
Before NaNo started, I actually did an outline.  I had my characters all figured out…  I was a total Planner!
And then I started actually writing my novel. (more…)

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