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    Day 1 Writing Notes NaNoWriMo18

    Day One is complete. I wrote exactly 1,700 words but I only posted 667 because the rest won’t make any sense. I wrote about 700 words this morning, then another 400 this afternoon, then trashed about 300 then pushed through tonight to reach the deadline, but when I wrote tonight, I rewrote the beginning. I was also interrupted in my writing by a certain child of mine who had a science experiment due tomorrow and forgot to finish it. Let’s not talk about that. The homework is done and the child is filled with regret. This story is already taking some unexpected turns from what I had planned. Who knows…

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    NaNoWriMo 2018

    National Novel Writing Month starts tomorrow. It is a global event where writers attempt to write an entire first draft of a novel in one month. I’ve participated before but never come close to completing a first draft. This year I’m going to give it another shot. At first I thought I would just write every day, even if I only wrote 50 words, but I am fully committing to this challenge. I am going to write the first draft of the novel Pleasures of the Damned in one month and I am going to share the draft with you on a daily basis. I’ve outlined the novel and it…