Taking no prisoners. Including herself.

Status as of 8:09AM Shannon: 6340 words Whitney: 3520 words Jared: 2100 words (no status update since yesterday) updated 9:04PM: 4123 words Brian: 0 words (no status update since yesterday) The weekend is wiiiiide open!

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§253 · November 3, 2006 · NaNoWriMo · (No comments) ·


Taking a pit stop to inform the crowds of NaNoWriMo that we’ve officially picked up another team member (an potentially a few more, eh? eh?) and we’re off to a good start on our race to 50k. This is where we stand after day one: Jared: 2100 words Whitney: 1631 words Shannon: 1323 words Brian: […]

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§252 · November 2, 2006 · NaNoWriMo · (No comments) ·


Participants, sharpen your pencils! Turn on your laptops! Get your creative juices flowing! Project NaNoWriMo has officially begun!

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§250 · November 1, 2006 · NaNoWriMo · (No comments) ·


A novel-writing team has formed! I’ve got two folks on board with me as part of NaNoWriMo. Please welcome: Brian and Whitney! Help cheer us on as we attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days. To prove our commitment to this writing endeavor, each of us will be writing a check of a sizable […]

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§246 · October 29, 2006 · NaNoWriMo · 2 comments ·


In preparation for writing my novel in November, I have Begun telling as many people as I can that I am participating in NaNoWriMo so that if/when I fail the mockery and embarrassment will be crushing and painful. Read “No Plot? No Problem! A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days” by […]

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§244 · October 25, 2006 · NaNoWriMo · (No comments) ·


Because the rules of NaNoWriMo specifically state that no prose-writing is to begin prior to November 1, I’m doing all I can to prepare for the event. I figure that in order to successfully complete a 50,000 word novel in 30 days I’ll have to. I’m still trying to get a more routine work schedule […]

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§236 · October 10, 2006 · NaNoWriMo · 1 comment ·


Fortune cookie eaten after fish filet lunch in the Sunset District reads, “In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” I interpret this to be a sign of encouragement of my recent decision to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days during November as part of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. Fortune […]

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§235 · October 8, 2006 · NaNoWriMo · 2 comments ·


Afraid of commitment? Me too. But you know what they say about phobias. In true form, I’ve done a project for today’s SlinkyFest — which is the signing of the agreement below. The agreement is this: write a novel in 30 days beginning November 1st. I am participating in National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo). […]

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§234 · October 1, 2006 · NaNoWriMo, PROJECTS · 1 comment ·