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Day Three - Took The Night Off Early

After Day Two was off the rails entirely, I wanted to rest and recuperate a little, so I set my benchmarks low. Okay, I'd rather gear down and be Conan the Barbarian with a big ol' sword, but it didn't work out like that.

Here was my plan, emphasis added --


Wake 5:30PM (7 hours sleep… hmm). GGW call scheduled for 6PM.

GGW call concludes… 7PM?

7 Epiphanies from 7 Days of NaNoWriMo

On Mike Dariano

After two stalled novel attempts, I've jumped in to National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo. During this month any Tom Clancy, Richard Bachman, or Harry Potter author wannabe can write themselves a novel. All they need is to put 1,667 words on a page each day.

I haven't figured out how to keep my word count that high - as you'll see below - but I have learned a few things so far.

A) Writing takes time.

I did a timed writing and it looks like I'm writing about 35 word per minute (wpm). This means that the entire 50K word project will take almost 24 hours over the course of November. That's a lot of time. There won't be a single other thing I do this month that takes that long. This means that posts like this get a little less attention than they need and that the other things in my life, family and a bit of work, need more focus when I'm doing those things. That said,

B) I can find time.

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