Monthly Archives: November 2011

More Windows and a Progress Report

It is nearly 10 A.M. and I’ve yet to start on my novel today, so I’m not expecting a big word count.  Yesterday I managed to get 4, 235 words written, though, for a grand total of 25, 959.  That … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows

Yesterday was a good writing day.  I managed to get 5,049 words down and now have a grand total of 21, 717.  Lots to do today, like try to at least make the downstairs livable (I’ll settle for just making … Continue reading

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From Dust Thou Art

I really wanted to work on my novel this weekend.  I had a very good day on Friday, writing 5,652 words, but since I am well aware of all the commitments facing me over the next few weeks, I don’t … Continue reading

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Shut Up and Do Something Already!

It is day four of my writing adventure.  Yes, I know it is 9:37 and I’ve yet to write a word on my novel today, but in a minute I’ll take Lady Macbeth‘s advice to her husband and “screw my … Continue reading

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Please Bow Your Heads…

Yesterday, when my sweet young Vietnamese friend, Chi, came for my help with English, she surprised me with two dozen homemade spring rolls.  I knew my husband would be thrilled.  When he came home from work, I had a few … Continue reading

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Progress Report #1

“How many words did you write today?” my husband asked when he walked in from work last night. “Five thousand three hundred fifty seven,” I said. “Wow, that sounds like a lot.  Congratulations!  About how many words do you think … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

This is the first day of NaNoWriMo, and I’m not going to leave the house.  I’m even giving up my t’ai chi class.  Yep, have to make sacrifices.  Tomorrow I have a committee meeting that will last for three hours … Continue reading

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