NaNoWriMo 2021 Day Twenty Four

I wrote about 1100 or so words today before running out of steam.

I liked what I wrote but I think it’s going to need some major fine tuning during the editing stages.

Tomorrow will be a snatching words as and when I can day, as will be the two days after that. Very busy with the day job.

My new desk setup, which is now in my bedroom. It’s still a bit of a mess and it’ll need tweaking but I think it’s a good start 🙂

NaNoWriMo 2021 Update (23/11/21)

Good evening, folks!

Just a little update tonight. I am at 25080 words for the month, which means I need 3283 words a day to hit the 50k. I’m not going to try and hit that. I think I could, but I’m not going to push myself that hard. I strongly believe that when you get behind it can be quite daunting trying to catch up. Even though I’ve only written 1344 words words today from here on out I’m just going to try and write the 1667 words a day. If I get more, great, if not. Not the end of the world.

Right, short and sweet tonight. I’m wiped and gonna get my head done.

Rock, on folks!

NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 17

I managed to knock out 1171 words today! Damn chuffed with that! I am behind, but I’m not worrying about that. I’m just trying to keep that momentum going.

Another short post today as I’ve got another early tomorrow.

NaNoWriMo 2021 Day Sixteen

Just a quick post tonight. I wrote 599 words today and am up to just over 21k now. Yes, I’m behind. Ive been procrastinating far too much but I will be getting back on track!

Hopefully! 😂

Random Raven picture ☺️

NaNoWriMo 2021 Day Thirteen!

How yah doing folks! I only wrote 1300 words today, and all of them were snatched here and there. That’s one of the benefits to having the files accessible to all my devices is I can just jump in as and when I need to! Especially getting back into the day job as well. I’m going to try and make good use of that.

I am behind, but stories are still progressing and frankly, I just need to pull my finger out and focus better!

Good Evening, 12th of NaNoWriMo 2021

A quick little NaNoWriMo update tonight. I’m at 17180 words at the moment, which is about 3k less than where I should be. But I’m confident of getting back on track, despite being back at work soon.

I’m adjusting my writing patterns a little to see if that helps me. The pieces I’m working on have my attention and I can feel the stories building in my head. It’s just a case of sitting my butt down and getting those words out.

Below is a video of me reading my story ‘Ghost’ from the anthology 84 Stories 84 Words please give it a look and if you like it then check out the whole book.

NaNoWriMo 2021: Days 6 and 7

Good morning folks, just a quick little update here on the last couple of days.

On the 6th I wrote 2101 words and on the 7th I wrote 1974 words.

I’m getting back closer to that 2k a day, which was my aim at the start of the month.

The first story I was working on has fallen a little flat so I’ve switch to the next one. This one is a rewrite of an older story I was working on and I wasn’t planning on working on it but it’s been speaking to me so it’s been bumped up.

Happy NaNoering folks!

NaNoWriMo 2021 Day Three

After an emergency trip to the dentist I managed to write 1971 words today.

It was quite easy to get rolling and I found that I’m opening up the story a little more now. It started almost in at the deep end but now I’m filling it out a little and I’m feeling like there will be more I can flesh out at the start of the story when I come to edit it.

Right. I’m aiming for a solid day tomorrow! So rock on folks!

NaNoWriMo 2021 Day 2

Howdy folks, just a short little post tonight.

I wrote 1754 words today and had some great conversations with members of my NaNo region, both friends and a person I hadn’t spoke to before today.

Not as many words as I’d have liked but I’m still very happy with where I am and the story is moving nicely, although I think what I did today will need a solid editing when the time comes. At the moment it feels more like a transition long scene and I don’t like it when a scene feels like that. It needs to be gripping and not just something to move the story along.

Day three tomorrow, and I’m feeling pretty good for it!

NaNoWriMo 2021 Day One

Good evening, folks! How are we all doing?

I was planning on starting at midnight but after such a demanding day at work yesterday I decided to give it a miss, and didn’t start writing until about 10ish this morning. The first 700 words were like pulling teeth! At that point I was thinking I’ll get to the 1667 words and then give it up for the day. The next 500 words flowed really well though and in that 500 I found some flow and before I new it I was passing the 2000 words mark and deciding to push onto 2500, but I passed that and was at 2700 words and decided to double the 1667 for the day. At about 2900 words though I began to wane and I thought I’ll not push that bit further. My back was killing me and it had been very uncomfortable for about an hour at that point. I wanted to finish the scene, but it ended up taking a few more words than I’d anticipated, and before I knew it I was at 3334 words.

That did wipe me out a little, but I]m glad I got ahead a little and when I go into it tomorrow it’s nice knowing I’m ahead and I know what the next scene is.

How are all your NaNo’s going?