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NaNoWriMo 2016 – Day 9 – 33708

As it happens, I didn’t get a chance to sit down and write yesterday until 9pm – 9:15 really. Between the after-school rush, and dinner, and all manner of other things, I just didn’t get the words down. I did set down and outline some of the pieces that I haven’t written yet, and reworked a little bit of the piece that needs to be replanned, so it wasn’t all for nothing, but still to get past 9pm and not even have word 1 for the day was discouraging.

So I did what I had to do, gave myself a time limit so I wouldn’t impact today too much and wrote. I decided I had to stop by 10:30pm – so I had just over an hour to get as many words as I could. How much was that? About 2200. A very respectable amount and I am happy with that.

I picked up the third thread of the story last night. I can’t say it went overly well, but then my word count says otherwise, so it is better than I give it credit for. I’m just barely getting started with it, and I know where it is going next, so it is all good.

I caught myself falling into old habits of minimizing my description, but went back and fleshed things out. Breaking that habit is going to be a struggle, but I am determined.

breaking-chain

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