Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hecho … Fini … Gemacht … Finito … Kufanyika … Done!

I am so done with Camp NaNoWriMo!  Roughly 50,349 words completed as of last night 😉  I say roughly because I used the opportunity to finish a previous novel so I had to add those words to the word count … Continue reading

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Over Forty

Yea, I’ve made it past 40 thousand words (41,227, to be exact)! Now I can barely keep my eyes open and my throat is sore from begging my cats to just let me write a little bit more and then … Continue reading

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Sunshine Award

What’s this?  Another award for moi?  I was dumbstruck to receive two awards in as many days.  I have to give a BIG thanks to Lissa at http://thelissachronicles.wordpress.com/.  She kindly nominated me for this award, and I am truly honored.  … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award

Wow, I have been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Valeriu dg Barbu (http://valeriudgbarbu.wordpress.com/) who writes truly lovely and provocative poetry.  I am honored.  The rules for this award, as I’m sure many of you know, is to:  (1) … Continue reading

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30K+ and still writing

This is my cat Junior. He looks very innocent, doesn’t he? Very sweet, very “who me?” But right now he’s ramping up his piercingly plaintive cry for food (what else) and the other two (Maxine and Luisa) are pacing and … Continue reading

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Twenty Thousand Words and Beyond

I am so happy to say that I’ve written over 20,000 words as of this posting.  I’m still behind, but the goal of making 50,000 by end of this April seems a bit more feasible.  I’m looking forward to returning … Continue reading

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Paddling Away

I’m paddling away on my novel for Camp NaNoWriMo! Current word count is 16,239!  At this rate, I’ll make 50,000 by May 11.   So, I have a hell of a lot more paddling to do 😦

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The 10,000 Word Mark

(photo from omtimes.com; Sphinx pose) “Take a deep breath, stretch, and sigh it all out!” I love hearing these words from my yoga teacher near the end of our yoga practice. My body by then–after a series of vinyasas, sun … Continue reading

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8538 (and counting)

I didn’t think I would have it in me to write today.  Last night (or rather this morning) I was up until 1 AM.  Fortunately I had the day off work, but I kept napping and we had “stuff” to … Continue reading

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Stasis

The road trip is over. I’m home and, although exhausted from all the driving, was willing to suffer more fanny fatigue for the sake of Camp NaNoWriMo. I’ve now completed 6,080 words, almost 3,000 more since my last post. At … Continue reading

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