Monthly Archives: November 2011

Progress

Well, I didn’t make my goal of reaching 18,000 words but I did get to 17,266 by the end of the day. The target for today is 20,000 words. That’s nearly halfway to the target.

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Recovering from a tough week

Last week was bad, maybe 500 words for the whole week. But quitting is not an option. By the end of the day yesterday, I was up to almost 15,000 words. My target for today is 18,000. Three more days … Continue reading

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tough week

Last week was a tough one. I had almost no time to write so my word count is WAY below where it needs to be. I have just over 13,000 words now and to make the goal I need to … Continue reading

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Excerpt from the nanowrimo novel

I’m seven days into nanowrimo and have about 11,000 words written. A small excerpt is below. I’d love to hear some thoughts on it. The ranking general of the US Army has pushed through a secret bio weapon attack on … Continue reading

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4th day of nanowrimo

Writing a novel in a month is harder than I thought. I have to write about 1700 words per day to make it and I thought that would be easy. In the past I have written 5000 words in a … Continue reading

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3rd day of nanowrimo

That 5000 word kickoff day just doesn’t seem to be coming. Got a good start with a thousand or so words before breakfast but then I got a call. “It’s supposed to get to 50 today. You up for golf?” … Continue reading

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2nd day of nanowrimo

No exciting golf stories today. Just too busy to put in as much writing time as I wanted. I did get a couple of thousand more words in today so I am well ahead of the minimum rate needed. 4,634 … Continue reading

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1st day of Nanowrimo

I guess I was not supposed to go golfing today. I finished 2400 words on the new novel this morning and then went out to squeeze in one last round of golf before winter. My first tee shot went into … Continue reading

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