NaNoWriMo 2014

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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby ClaecElric4God » Sat Nov 15, 2014 11:18 pm

I intended to finish yesterday/today, but my sister had a sleepover that involved 14 hyper teenagers. Between that and work and being tired, in the end I only got about 200 words written. Bleh.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby Wolfsong » Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:45 pm

I don't think I can keep going...I'm so tired, and I can only input maybe 50 words a day with the new schedule...
I need sleep XP I'll be in a coffin if anyone needs me.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby LastLfan » Sun Nov 16, 2014 2:52 pm

32000 still trucking
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby ClaecElric4God » Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:32 am

ARGH! I will finish this if it's the last thing I do. And it will be halfway decent!
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? -Micah 6:8 KJV
They have shewed thee, O teen, what is good; and what doth the world require of thee, but to fit in, be wealthy, have good looks, and be rebellious? -Peer Pressure 1:1
"I hate milk; it's like drinking vomit." -Edward Elric and me. :fmed:
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby LastLfan » Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:46 am

36,419. I Wil catch you cece
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby ClaecElric4God » Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:18 am

Haha, you can try. :cool:
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? -Micah 6:8 KJV
They have shewed thee, O teen, what is good; and what doth the world require of thee, but to fit in, be wealthy, have good looks, and be rebellious? -Peer Pressure 1:1
"I hate milk; it's like drinking vomit." -Edward Elric and me. :fmed:
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby KazeShiki » Fri Nov 21, 2014 5:28 am

I'm a lost cause. I'll keep writing as much as I can but 50k isn't happening.

The real reason is I've actually been writing a story that I've set with high standards and don't want to do random fillers that I know I'll just delete in later drafts because of the nature of my story. If it was just writing anything, I probably would be fine, but from the beginning, I've just been using Nanowrimo to force myself to write this idea I've had for awhile so in that sense, I'm already pretty happy with how it's turned out.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby LastLfan » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:01 pm

Up to 42K I'm so close, also how the heck do I get that cool signature thing everyone else has XD. Now I have to balance writing and the new pokemon game, this should be fun.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby uc pseudonym » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:34 pm

Spent several days editing, then started on a brand new project. We'll see how much I can finish.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby ClaecElric4God » Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:30 pm

Hit 50k earlier today. Not gonna validate till I'm completely done, though. Hopefully Monday. Don't have too much more to write. This is actually going fairly smoothly, strangely enough.
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? -Micah 6:8 KJV
They have shewed thee, O teen, what is good; and what doth the world require of thee, but to fit in, be wealthy, have good looks, and be rebellious? -Peer Pressure 1:1
"I hate milk; it's like drinking vomit." -Edward Elric and me. :fmed:
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby GeneD » Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:37 am

LastLfan wrote:Up to 42K I'm so close, also how the heck do I get that cool signature thing everyone else has XD. Now I have to balance writing and the new pokemon game, this should be fun.


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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby ClaecElric4God » Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:45 am

Oh, sorry L! I completely ignored your question!
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? -Micah 6:8 KJV
They have shewed thee, O teen, what is good; and what doth the world require of thee, but to fit in, be wealthy, have good looks, and be rebellious? -Peer Pressure 1:1
"I hate milk; it's like drinking vomit." -Edward Elric and me. :fmed:
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby LastLfan » Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:58 am

Lol thanks GeneD, and it's all good Cece, past 48,800 so should finish tonight.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby uc pseudonym » Sat Nov 29, 2014 5:33 pm

Not much time left. How many people have made it? Anyone scraping in on the final night?
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby mechana2015 » Sat Nov 29, 2014 7:52 pm

I'll be burning the jets on afterburner today and tomorrow to win.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby ClaecElric4God » Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:32 pm

Well, I meet my word count, but I'm not quite finished. I might do some last minute writing to try to finish it off, but I'll more than likely put it off like I did last year. We'll see.
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? -Micah 6:8 KJV
They have shewed thee, O teen, what is good; and what doth the world require of thee, but to fit in, be wealthy, have good looks, and be rebellious? -Peer Pressure 1:1
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby LastLfan » Sun Nov 30, 2014 11:50 am

I made it :)
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby Wolfsong » Sun Nov 30, 2014 1:46 pm

I finished...made it all in one day XD
I feel pretty good, actually.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby Banana Lobster » Sun Nov 30, 2014 7:03 pm

DONE!

And with only a few hours to spare, thank goodness. I procrastinated so much during the middle of the month I only barely made it. I spent all of Friday afternoon writing, and did 8,000 words, and today I did 7,000. My poor aching fingers! :XD: I feel so brain dead right now, I can't wait until I fall into bed, I'll probably sleep like a rock, haha. But still, VICTORY!
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby mechana2015 » Mon Dec 01, 2014 12:10 am

Victory at 11:59PM.

8537 Words in one day.

Booyah.

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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby ClaecElric4God » Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:35 pm

mechana2015 wrote:Victory at 11:59PM.

8537 Words in one day.

Booyah.

*falls over*

*tips hat*

Someone get a medic.
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? -Micah 6:8 KJV
They have shewed thee, O teen, what is good; and what doth the world require of thee, but to fit in, be wealthy, have good looks, and be rebellious? -Peer Pressure 1:1
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby mechana2015 » Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:28 am

Fixed the little word counter widget for you LastLFan.
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby LastLfan » Tue Dec 02, 2014 7:52 am

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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby Wolfsong » Fri Dec 05, 2014 6:11 am

So...my first Nano participation. I felt pretty good, actually, doing it. I have a question for those who do this madness regularly. How do you manage to find time for this, what with having to live a life outside of this (i.e. job, eating, sleeping)? It was...almost impossible for me. How do you veterans manage it?
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby ClaecElric4God » Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:40 pm

You don't. If you have a job you work, and then every spare second is dedicated to writing. Eating and sleeping just wait till December.

But seriously, I don't know. It was a challenge, for sure, and I spread myself a bit too thin to pull it off. It's just a matter of making yourself do it even when you're tired.
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? -Micah 6:8 KJV
They have shewed thee, O teen, what is good; and what doth the world require of thee, but to fit in, be wealthy, have good looks, and be rebellious? -Peer Pressure 1:1
"I hate milk; it's like drinking vomit." -Edward Elric and me. :fmed:
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby Wolfsong » Sun Dec 07, 2014 11:57 am

ClaecElric4God wrote:You don't. If you have a job you work, and then every spare second is dedicated to writing. Eating and sleeping just wait till December.

But seriously, I don't know. It was a challenge, for sure, and I spread myself a bit too thin to pull it off. It's just a matter of making yourself do it even when you're tired.

.....sigh.....I was so hoping there was some easy solve-all soltuion. Oh well XD
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Re: NaNoWriMo 2014

Postby mechana2015 » Sun Dec 07, 2014 1:30 pm

My recommendation is to find time to write every day, and once you've been doing this for a while you'll know how long you need to write the 1700 words to keep ahead, so you know what time to budget. And make sure you can focus only on writing during that time.


But clearly, that's not what I did this year, since I wote a fifth of my novel in the last two days. Sometimes you just have to write all day a few times.
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