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I really feel done now!

Part 1 of my "novel" is done. 61760 written between

Tue Nov 1 12:13:47 PDT 2011
and
Wed Nov 30 21:32:27 PST 2011.

It was so much fun. I do hope I can finish this!

Whee! I do feel like I've accomplished something, and I'm happy with my characters. The story could use some work, but I like my people so far.
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Ahem. Notice the icon, folks! Hee.

Well, I'll probably be able to finish part one tomorrow, but I wanted to validate my word count today because I don't trust NaNo's site to be up and interactive tomorrow! My official word count was 56997, which was two more than wc -w gave me on my Linux box.

So yay!

It's been fun. I started out feeling very uncertain that I'd be able to make a story out of what I had, but I think I've more or less managed. It isn't great, as stories go, but it's been interesting writing fantasy, trying to make sure the vocabulary and images I use are acceptable in a magic, not technology, based society, and how mysterious the steam punkish society that shares this world seems to them in many ways.
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52279 / 50000 words. 105% done!

Woohoo! Got my word count, yay! I'm going to try to finish the first part of the story -which will be standalone, more or less- in the next two days.
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Nothing here today..... I'll add the counter showing that when I get home.

edited to add

Looks like livejournal updates are fucked up. And I just paid them for another year, damnit!

Anyhow, let's try again. What really bugs me is that if the update doesn't work, I lose what I wrote, and I've already lost this twice, so I'll not say that I planned on saying and just add the meter.



49594 / 50000 words. 99% done!
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49591 / 50000 words. 99% done!

Soooooooooooo close! As in, 409 words to go to 50k and I'm just too tired. Tomorrow we're going to Portland, so I probably won't write at all -TSO concert!- but hopefully I'll finish on Monday.

The story will not be done, however. That is probably going to take another 30k or so words. This will, like when I did NaNo a few years back and wrote the first part of Charles and Jamie's story, this will be a standalone first part. That I'll hopefully finish over the next few months.

The problem, really, is that I just can't tell the story, I've gotta figure out what makes the people tick and that seems to take longer than the swordplay I'd initially planed. I mean, I started out to write some PWP and this is what happened. Heh.
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44062 / 50000 words. 88% done!

Not much writing today... Lots and lots of cooking. And then cleaning after!

I'm all cooked out.

I think we'll be eating toast and fruit for a week or so. Heh.

I do hope to have some writing time tomorrow. I've missed it over the past few days!
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39384 / 50000 words. 79% done!

Lots of cooking, not lots of writing!
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30910 / 50000 words. 62% done!

Tomorrow I have to write something painful. Not looking forward to that.
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24178 / 50000 words. 48% done!

Didn't make my goals today. Oh well. There is always tomorrow.

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