WORD COUNT GOAL: 50,000
- 8,759 – July 6, 2016
- 11,687 – July 7, 2016
- 14,485 – July 8, 2016
- 15,729 – July 9, 2016
- 19,420 – July 12, 2016
- 21,758 – July 13, 2016
- 24,215 – July 16, 2016
- 27,751 – July 17, 2016
- 31,031 – July 18, 2016
- 32,333 – July 19, 2016
I had heard a lot about this thing called camp NaNoWriMo in a writer’s group on Facebook. At first I was shrugging off on the idea of joining an online camp for writing. A week had gone by and it kept nagging me at the back of my brain to at least just investigate. I liked what I saw
The entire idea of having something where I could make a goal to reach for a month, keep track of my progress and be held accountable was interesting for me. I joined and that was three days ago. I gave myself a rather small word count goal of 20,000 but found that I was actually going to reach that rather early from the finish date. So yesterday I upped that number to 50,000. It set me back on my daily numbers but I’m sure today I can easily make up for the drop. I also decided to try a cabin although at first when I signed up on the 4th had opted not to. I received my cabin this morning and noticed no one had been conversing what so ever in the last four days. I’m not wanting a chat room but the idea of no encouragement and support is a little disheartening. I may just sit and see for a couple of days and will opt out or get reassigned if it turns out to be a cabin I’m not feeling a fit with.
I will be keeping an update on my progress at Camp NaNoWriMo. I just want to be able to look back and see the progress I’ve made, and know I’m working hard, dedicating myself and enjoying my writing.
I’m sure I will continue at Camp NaNoWriMo in the future as well. I just don’t know if I will go solo without a cabin, make my own or allow myself to be assigned one. I look forward to sharing my progress and projects with you as well!
So now I am off to finish putting this blog together and get my head into today’s massive amount of writing!
Currently my WIP is a work of total and utter fiction my brain put together out of two separate dreams I’ve had. It’s a tale of a ghost who haunts her childhood home after a young man returns to his home town after a tragic loss of his wife and unborn child. She seeks him out for help in finding the truth out about her death so she can rest in peace. He has his own issues of drowning his grief and memories and upon losing his job and apartment in New York he heads back to his home town to heal and get sober. He doesn’t have an easy time of it. Together with being poisoned, death threats and the police trying to hinder anything he does his drinking may just become his undoing. He has to make sacrifices if he’s to help this ghost and before it’s over the ghost also has to make an ultimate sacrifice all in the name of love.