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Day 21: Goal 1667, Actual 1226

I’m taking it a bit easy tonight. I’m having a bit of an emotional night as I think about tomorrow, and my writing was absorbed in personal reflection. Luckily, since there are portions of the story that are actual events from my own life (twisted slightly or moreso…), I have no compunction against including it in my word count total. All of the events that I retold in tonight’s session would need to be modified more than I already have in order to make it fit in the story, but I had some thoughts that I needed to work out, so that’s what happened. Writing is therapeutic for me for a very good reason.

So despite my procrastination tonight and my desire to curl into a ball in my bed and sleep off my thoughts, I instead turned them into story material. Lemons meet lemonade I guess.

To me, Thanksgiving has always been much more about breaking bread with family and seeing how the kids handle new and interesting situations. I rarely set out to specifically figure out what I was thankful for. I think I’m going to do that tonight and if I’m feeling “share-y” tomorrow – I’ll let you know.

Have a good Thanksgiving to those who celebrate it.

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This entry was posted on November 22, 2012 by in NaNoWriMo and tagged , , , .
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