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Post by xiaotien » Thu November 6th, 2008, 8:38 pm

awesome julianne!!

i wrote 1573 today in about two
hours with some research reading in between.
and i'm just drained. going any further would
be forcing it. but at least i wrote!

yes, how's revising going, michelle?

i want an ah-ha moment, too!
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Post by michellemoran » Thu November 6th, 2008, 10:56 pm

1573 is fantastic, Cindy!!!!

Revising is going well, actually! I'm working with a wonderful Greek/Roman historian on a particular plot line to make sure it withstands the historical accuracy test. The man is a research god, and now I'm buried under suggested readings!
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Post by xiaotien » Fri November 7th, 2008, 12:25 am

thanks, michelle.

and your research sounds very exciting!!
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Post by Catherine Delors » Fri November 7th, 2008, 12:15 pm

Well, I listened to Julianne and signed up. So far the only NaNo thing I did was read a "pep talk" email telling me to be good, keep my nose to the grindstone and brush my teeth before I go to bed.

This, I am sorry to say, hasn't helped with my Book 3. It is still there, very much alive, but the right angle of attack (attack is the right word) is elusive. First person? Third person? Which POV? I am plunging again in The Hound of the Baskervilles for inspiration, and reading Pierre Bayard's (so far totally uninspired) take on it.

So no, I won't write 50,000 words this month, at least not on my novel (I have this nice legal brief to attend to.) 30,000 words would be a tremendous achievement, Julianne. We're all cheering for you! :)

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Post by xiaotien » Sat November 8th, 2008, 11:32 pm

i wrote 1468 in 70 minutes today.
very sloooow, but i'm writing! and on
a saturday, even tho i'm tired.

there's lots of social stuff going on this
month--not to mention debut novel stuff--
so it's tough. but i've got nearly 9k in words.
and that's 9k more than i had 8 days ago.
so HURRAH! =D
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Post by Julianne Douglas » Sun November 9th, 2008, 5:17 pm

Keep cheering for me, Catherine, because at the rate I'm going, I'll be lucky to hit 20,000 words. But, as Cindy says, that will be 20,000 more than I had when I started! Good luck to you, too.

Wow, Cindy, you amaze me. Congrats on making such great progress.

My new Macbook is supposed to arrive tomorrow, so soon I won't have any more excuses....

Happy writing to all!
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Post by xiaotien » Mon November 10th, 2008, 6:19 am

julianne, congrats on the new macbook!

i was really down on myself today for not writing.
my mom is coming tomorrow for my sweet pea's 5th
bday and i know i probably won't have time to write
in the next two days...

so i managed 483 words just now in 20 minutes.
and feel a little bit redeemed.

good luck to everyone writing!

i just broke 9k in words.
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Post by Anita Davison » Mon November 10th, 2008, 1:20 pm

[quote=""cordaella""]
Having NaNo chums does help with motivation and morale. The site seems to be down at the mo but if anyone here wants to exchange NaNo links with me when it's up again, do get in touch.

Best of luck to everyone here who's taking part![/quote]

Cordaella - The site seems to be back up again - can I add you as a buddy with Julianne? What's your usernameon the Nano Site - they don't give any clues?

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Post by Julianne Douglas » Tue November 11th, 2008, 9:46 pm

My new Macbook came yesterday and hubby got it up and running! What a dream! (both the hubby and the computer ;) ) Been writing all morning, and little one has been quite accomodating today. He's actually fallen asleep for a nap, so I still have a good hour or so ahead of me.

Happy writing, nanoers!

Anita, I got your message on the Nano site and answered you there.
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Post by Catherine Delors » Tue November 11th, 2008, 9:55 pm

Julianne, congratulations on the 20,000 words, the macbook, the hubby... You're on a roll. :)

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