NaNoWriMo2011 Day 1

I stayed up last night to hit the ground running.  The Chiefs were playing anyway, so I had That Man’s company and the heart-thumping finish through overtime to keep me wide awake.

The scene I was in absolutely cracks me up.  There are so many ironies imbedded in this book.  I just love it.  The heroine absolutely got the best of my zombie hero last night.  The fun part will be today…when he realizes how she tricked him.  *snickers*

Last night:  1901 words.

Combined with the 1419 words I made earlier in the day (that I can’t count for NaNo), the day’s total was:  3320.  I’m pretty sure that’s the most I’ve written in TOTAL since August.  Gulp.

I was talking on Twitter last night about previous NaNoWriMo wins (The Bloodgate Guardian, Return to Shanhasson, and Hurt Me So Good) versus last year.  At first, I couldn’t even remember what I’d worked on for last year, but of course I still have my 2010 file.  It has pieces from 3 different stories in it — Golden, Vicki, and the short Gregar freebie.  Despite not “winning” at 50K last year, Golden is already released and Vicki will be released next year.

Not bad at all.  Now if I can hope for such good luck with Phantom and ZCR!  I’ve already decided my strategy for keeping the momentum going across projects.  When I finish ZCR, I’m going to take a ONE DAY break.  In that break, I’m going to read the bits of Phantom already completed, and I’m going to watch Phantom of the Opera.  If that doesn’t get my heart pumping for this story then nothing will.

Cheers to everyone participating – may we have a fantastic, productive November!

3 thoughts on “NaNoWriMo2011 Day 1

  1. You could also put the POTO soundtrack on, but yeah, the visual is probably better :mrgreen: Sounds like you have a great plan for the month! I’m glad you’re feeling a bit jazzed about the writing again. Good luck.

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