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NaNoWriMo Rocks!



I love my new novel! I've had so many amazing surprises already, like a fun character who popped up a few times, then insisted she become an important part of the story. That happened last year, too. I had an annoying boy named Stinky in a couple early scenes. He refused to stay in the background, and turned into one of my favorite characters. Just yesterday, I received an e-mail from someone saying she loved Stinky's transformation into someone desirable and likeable.

I hit 14,330 words before going to bed last night, and hope I'll be able to keep up this pace. This story has been haunting me for years, and it feels amazing to see it come alive so quickly.

I hope everyone else is having an amazing NaNo, too! And I can't wait to hear about all of your stories.
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mindyalyse
Nov. 6th, 2008 12:42 am (UTC)
Thanks! And yes--definitely sign up for NaNo. The counter-thing (which I think is called either a widget or ticker) is fun. And it doesn't matter how big your goal is--anything extra you write because of the NaNo push makes you a winner!

For me, it shows how much work I can do if I make my novel my priority. Of course, I'm hopelessly behind on e-mails, LJ, and Facebook now, and my dish tower is in danger of toppling over. When NaNo is finished, I'll allocate a little more time for other online activities again.

Good luck with your project! I hope you have an amazing writing day tomorrow. :)

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Mindy Alyse Weiss
I write humorous middle-grade novels with heart and quirky picture books.

I'm an Administrator on the SCBWI Blueboard, the FL SCBWI Newsletter Editor and Critique Group Coordinator, and a proud member of From The Mixed Up Files...of Middle-Grade Authors

I've been married for twenty years and have two beautiful daughters, an adventurous Bullmasador adopted from The Humane Society, and an adorable Beagle/Pointer mix pup who was rescued from the Everglades.

I've been published in Highlights three times and placed in the 80th Writer's Digest Competition.

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