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The Zen of NaNoWriMo

I came across an article today regarding NaNoWriMo and why it’s a great thing for writers (excerpts below). The author makes an excellent observation as to what really keeps someone from writing – NOT writing: “If I were asked to guess the number one obstacle that stands in the way of a person finishing a […]

NaNoWriMo 2009 Stats

(This is from NaNoWriMo.org) . This year, we had 167,150 participants, up 40% from 2008’s total of 119,301. We wrote a total of 2,427,190,537 words, up 48% from 2008’s collective word count of 1,643,343,993. This averaged out to 14,531 words per person. We had 32,173 winners, up 48% from 2008’s total of 21,683 This gave […]


Number of… Cafe’ Mochas drank: 42 Times the theme song from the movie “Rudy” played: 64 Hours spent procrastinating: Too many to count Times I was going to start over: 3 Times I actually did: 0 Words written: 50,419 Novel Completed: 1 NaNoWriMo Experience: PRICELESS WhoooooooooooooHoooooooooooooooooo!

NaNoWriMo: Day 20

I’m really happy right now. As of 11:59 pm today, I have COMPLETELY CAUGHT UP in my word count, and in fact am over for the day by 200+ words! It took several days of constant writing (well, not constant writing, but I was constantly in my chair attempting to write) but it worked. Whenever […]


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