Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Word count update

Because I promised myself I would. My total word count for NaNoWriMo is currently at 7,878. Nice number. Over 4,000 words today which included knitting 3 rounds on an entrelac fingerless glove (that's not three rows, that's three rounds and that's saying something in the entrelac world because I do not knit backwards very quickly), making dinner, doing the dishes, doing a load of laundry, running to Office Max for a set of bookends that meant I also had to run into Books-a-Million and get an Oreo frappe. I'm glad I'm this far ahead because tomorrow is knitting in the afternoon which is usually my good writing time. Maybe I'll take the laptop with and see if I can knit and write at the same time. (Stop laughing, Julie!)

Off to bed so I will be a fresh daisy in the morning.

Monday, November 1, 2010

And we're off!

It's the first day of NaNoWriMo and I think it is looking pretty good. As of 5:00 this evening I have 3,502 words written and may even get some more out tonight before I go to bed, but first I must pause for dinner and Stitch and Bitch. One must have some pleasures in life.

I'm really enjoying the story and did a couple of challenges with PoMoGoLightly over at the NaNo Salons. I out-wrote her, but I think she was going easy on me. I've seen her 750 count on Twitter and she can easily pull it off in 15 minutes. But it does feel good to be challenged. I'm considering Write or Die, but need to make sure that the electric shock is just a joke.

If anyone else has any great ideas about word count challenges, let me know. Meanwhile, keep on writing!