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Nanowrimo 2012

November starts tomorrow, having settled into its new role as the month where you do something a bit different in order to give you something to talk about on the internet. As I already have facial hair, I can’t take part in Movember,…

National Novel Writing Month

There’s just a week until the 2011 version of National Novel Writing Month kicks off, and as with all my previous attempts at it, I haven’t decided whether or not I’ll have the time to do it this year. However, one thing I…

Finished

Yes, I’ve managed to finish National Novel Writing Month again, and have just passed 50,000 words. (Anticlimactically, the 50,000th word was a simple ‘a’) It was harder this year than the two previous times I’ve tried it (2006 and 2009) because it became…

Light posting ahead

(Because I need an excuse for that, obviously) Just to let you all know that I have decided to attempt NaNoWriMo again this year, so blog posts will be even sparser than usual until the end of the month, or until I abandon…

50,000 words is nothing, right?

Those few of you who are long-term readers of this blog may well remember that in 2006 and 2009 I attempted – and completed – National Novel Writing Month (aka Nanowrimo, though I don’t know why a contest that requires you to be…

Victory is mine

Yes, I did it. With 4 days to spare, I managed to get over the NaNoWriMo finish line, and hit 50,000 words a little after midnight last night. For those of you who care about such things, the 50,000th word was ‘people’. If…

This doesn’t count towards the 50,000

Back in 2006, after completing a rather more physical challenge, I attempted National Novel Writing Month(if the site’s not working because of so many people trying to get word counts, here’s the Wikipedia explanation), and finished it victorious, completing a 50,000 word book…

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