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In the land of the 50K

I did it.

Last night sometime between 11:30 & Midnight I reached 50K, and in the most beautiful section of the book.  Granted in order to write that bit I had to turn on a mushy movie and channel the romantic - which I am not.  I have not a romantic bone in my body, I think.  But I feel so very excited and happy to have reached this milestone in the NaNoWriMo month.  My glee is of course short lived because I have 100K more to write, and I'm only nearing the last chapter of the first section of the book.  That's the next milestone!

I think tonight I'll take it a bit easy; watch a movie or two and veg and just relax and GET TO BED EARLY! I need sleep - like a full nights sleep.  I'm so very sleep deprived that it can't be good.  I'm thinking I'll make a celebratory steak dinner, Amanda's supposed to come over, might invite some other friends and just have a nice, relaxing night!

Tomorrow it'll be back to the grind, not that I won't be writing today during lunch or after work for a bit.  Every little bit helps!

This week looks something like this:

  • Tonight hang out and have fun with friends.
  • Wednesday, eek out 5K and volunteer at church
  • Thursday, hammer out 5K, go see movie with my mom about some mountain biking race that Lance Armstrong entered on a whim. And they made a movie about it. Yeah.
  • Friday I'm not so sure, but but I'll probably park it at a write-in and write until I want to stop.
  • Depending on what happens with the family, I could be volunteering at church in the media or else attending the Night of Writing Dangerously (NOWD - all night writing event starting Saturday and going Sunday)
  • We'll see what people want to do, but I might be hosting an Irving write-in at my apartment Sunday
and then it starts all over again.....

2 thoughts:

Elizabeth said...

Hurray! Whether you met your own goal or not, you won NaNo.

Also, you suck. I'm still at about 16k total, and I think my story might run short. If it doesn't, it will wrap up at 50k just about exactly. Maybe I'll write sequels...

Cid said...

Awwee - it's so funny - people in my region keep asking me for advice and what's worked for me in past NaNos, and then I have to tell them the horrible news...this is my first NaNo...

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