For some reason I had these great, high hopes about NaNoWriMo. I thought, "At the end of November, I'll have written a novel." Well, I completed the challenge of writing 50,000 words in one month but it's five months later and I still haven't written a novel. I've always been a positive hope-for-the-best kinda gal, … Continue reading Here’s the thing about second drafts
In all my years of schooling I never remember editing a paper. Especially in college, when rough drafts and second drafts weren't collected for points, I would sit down the night or so before the paper was due, type it up within an hour, print it out, receive my A and move on to the … Continue reading Here’s the thing about the aftermath of NaNoWriMo
This morning I got up at 6:44am (only after hitting the snooze four times, thank you very much) and read Luke 4. I got to school pretty early because I had some lacing letters to finish. But when I got over there I realized my contact paper was not where I thought it was (at … Continue reading A Day in the Life (with pictures!)
Holy crap, you guys! I did it! 28 days, 93 pages of a Word document (single-spaced!), and 50,677 words later, I wrote a stinking novel. Can you believe it? I hardly can. So what now? Well now I am going to go to the mountains for three days and read The Hobbit and take a … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2013 – I did it!