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Archive for November 2, 2010

nanowrimo – day 1

typed – 4107
written (not typed yet) – 2.5 pages (~875)
nanowrimo avg words needed – 1667 – MET
personal goal – 2500 – MET

I decided yesterday that it made the most sense to do all the posts for the previous days, especially since I do a lot of my work late at night. I have an odd habit where I like to write everything out with pen and paper before I type it in; this may make things difficult at some point, but I’m going to stick with it as much as I can. Based on yesterday, a written page should equal around 400 words, although it can be a lot less if there is a lot of dialogue; I’m going to use 350 as my internal counter for now. My personal goal is based on 20 days instead of 30, partly because I know that starting on the 19th there is going to be a lot interruptions for family and things.

In other news, Gary told me I’m a bad influence because we got another family addicted to Rock Band when they visited us on Sunday. Also, we were successful in vacating the storage unit, although we haven’t started bringing anything off of the trailer yet. We weren’t home saturday night; sunday night there were zero trick-or-treaters; I now have an a large excess of candy…