Tuesday, November 27, 2007

The Novelling Continues

This is not going quite as well as last year.

In 2006 I wrote pretty consistently every day. The goal is 50k words in November is easily attainable if you just hunker down and spend an hour or so every day plugging away. In the big scheme of things 1,667 words per day isn't that much.

However, you can make it very challenging on yourself if you only write 9 days out of 27.

As you can see from that report the days that I have actually sat down to write I've cranked out some pretty good totals. However I've now put myself in a position with 4 days to go where I need to average 5,500 words the rest of the way.

It's doable. I'm going to give it a shot.

I could make excuses: wedding planning, holiday travel, blah blah blah. But that's all they would be: excuses. The bottom line is that there are definitely a few days in there where I could have gotten writing done and haven't done it.

That changes today, and I'm going to do my best to hit the target. I even took Friday off for a last minute push. It's like school all over again!


Anonymous said...

It gets harder to motivate yourself after the first year. This is my year 5, and the first time since the first one that I could credibly (will probably, at this point) win.

That said -- DO IT DO IT DO IT!


Good luck, and I'll be cheering for ya. - vyvyan

DM Osbon said...

Your a better man than I to keep this going...it all feel apart for me after 1 week, well done Dave!

Julie said...

You Can DOOOO It!