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Where the Nano people at?

Postby xcheck24 » Mon Nov 13, 2006 2:35 pm

So how is everyone doing this year?
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Re: Where the Nano people at?

Postby CZ75 » Mon Nov 13, 2006 4:00 pm

There was story in the Sunday Washington Post about nano, and they interviewed people at a cafe in DC who were attending a big, organized nano writing event sponsored by the cafe. My first thought was "Yeah, that's how you write a novel in a month -- go to a party and bring your laptop."
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Postby charlesp » Mon Nov 13, 2006 4:27 pm

There are people on the NaNo Forums who are already done... to the tune of 70-100K words in just the first two weeks of November... can't IMAGINE.

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Postby CZ75 » Mon Nov 13, 2006 4:30 pm

charlesp wrote:There are people on the NaNo Forums who are already done... to the tune of 70-100K words in just the first two weeks of November... can't IMAGINE.


Truly amazing. My last novel = 60,000 words in 300 days = 200 words a day. I'm not much of a nano guy, obviously.
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Postby xcheck24 » Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:08 pm

charlesp wrote:There are people on the NaNo Forums who are already done... to the tune of 70-100K words in just the first two weeks of November... can't IMAGINE.


one is probably a friend of mine. she writes like the wind. i dont know how she does it. she was actually aiming for 90,000 words this month to challenge herself more.
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Postby Dreamcatcher » Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:05 pm

Well, I haven't quit yet :-P I don't have my updated novel on my flash drive, but I have somewhere in the region of about 17,200 words - which means I'm behind by about 7K :cry:
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Postby Anblick » Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:12 pm

I still haven't met my goal from NWW yet... :oops:
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Postby TinaS1570 » Tue Nov 14, 2006 6:28 am

i have only about 5200 words. I was cruising the boards and someone is DONE and has about 90K already.

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Postby ksuprincess97 » Tue Nov 14, 2006 10:11 am

I'm behind, just hit 19,000. I had a much easier time last year.
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Postby pengwenn » Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:09 am

I think I finally cracked 2,000. :oops: :)
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Postby UnCoolDuck » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:43 am

My current, unverified word count is 34,803.
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Postby LilacWine » Thu Nov 16, 2006 1:16 pm

My current word count is 12. Yes ... 12 words. I should have written the thing in September when my health was good and I had no job. :(
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Postby CZ75 » Thu Nov 16, 2006 3:23 pm

LilacWine wrote:My current word count is 12. Yes ... 12 words. I should have written the thing in September when my health was good and I had no job. :(


Maybe it could be a haiku? Or the ingredients list for a pantry item -- like a bag of salt. :) Just kidding.
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