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    Nanowrimo 2014 - anyone game?

    Discussion in 'NaNoWriMo' started by peachalulu, Oct 27, 2014.

    Anyone joining this year? I've decided to give it another go. I decided not to do a novel this year and instead I picked 9 short stories ( and 1 back up. ) Five are Apocalyptic stories, 2 crime, 3 sci/fi fantasy.
     
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    I already wrote my idea I had for it earlier this month, but I might give a go at writing the prequel for Nanowrimo.
     
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    I suppose it's long time, no see, but yes, I'm definitely going to try again for NaNoWriMo this year.
     
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    I've not done it for a couple of years, was just discussing it with my non-writing other half. I have an idea brewing but still not sure if I'm going to take the plunge.
     
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    I wont partake, but I will write another 50,000 words for my novel (as a soft goal) this month so ill be with yall in spirit.
     
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    You could submit those 50,000 and win a prize!
     
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    Lol, Internet and video games are distraction enough, especially with the new releases coming very soon, I dont need another disraction. Focus focus focus for me!
     
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    I'm game. I have a project I need to kick into gear.
     
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    yep, second year running, last year i did what i thought would be a one book thing, this year im doing book 3 of the same timeline!
     
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    I'm in! This will be my first year entering! I've already got a book cover prepared and everything. My icon is part of my book cover! I'm so excited lol
     
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    I signed up on their website but I'm gonna neglect that.

    But I will be attempting the 50,000 words. It probably won't happen but I'll be seriously returning to writing, which is good since I haven't written in a month or so.
     
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    Off to a bit of a slow start - 330 words. I couldn't keep my eyes open past 1:00 last night and kept hammering away at my scene in Not Pink with Hart and his father. Finally resolved it, thank God! Hopefully, I can finish my Not Pink draft today, make my quota and get started on Smackdolligus. Knowing some of the kooks on Nano some have probably already finished their story by now.
     
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    Can one's fingers even move fast enough to type out 50k in a day?
     
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    One word per two seconds, if you work constantly for 24 hours. It should be doable, at least until the keyboard breaks. ;)
     
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    I don't know but last year it was ridiculous. You're not allowed to call people cheats but two days in some people already had their winner ribbons.

    I suppose it could be done. 50,000 words only amounted for me - 107 pages. I still think that's unbelievable for a day - but then again they do have the novel in a day contest. I wonder how much is coherent?
     
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    I'm doing a rewrite for NaNoWriMo and I'm only about 1800 words in after 5 hours of work, how they'd pull an original story out and make it coherent is beyond me.
     
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    I'm going for about 2,000 words a day. That puts me at 25 days of actual writing, which is where I'd actually be. But then again, I'm not trying to actually get the 50,000 words. If it happens, great. If not, oh well.
     
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    I would love to shoot for that I just don't know if I can. I'm a night person I usually don't write till about 8:00 p.m. - 12:00. That gives me four hours. I can usually only manage a couple pages an hour.
     
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    If I would stop distracting myself I'd get 4k words done a day. I've done it before, it's just hard.
     
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    I'm with @A.M.P. , I'm not gonna write a whole novel, but I will try and write as much as I can for the one I'm working on lately :)
     
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    I've finished off my day's work with just under 2.5k words. It was a good day.
     
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    I have a little over 500 words out of a planned 25,000. First draft will probably suck, but who knows?
     
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    But that just means that the second draft will be even better!!
     
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    1,443 words today. Just shy of my goal but I had that Halloween hangover. On to day two.
     

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