50,000 Words in November

November 1, 2011 by edotgdot

November is National Novel Writing Month, an online race to write 50,000 words in 30 days. In order to accomplish this feat, each NaNoWrimo participant must write at least 1,667 words per day for 30 days, which comes to about six pages each day. Instead of always writing about grammar, usage, and other relevant topics, I have decided to track my progress (or lack thereof) here.

This is my first year to participate and the goal is to create a draft based on my experience working somewhere truly unique, a dark period in my life. To the outsider, this story seems humorous and I have been encouraged to write it down. As a NaNoWriMo newbie, this project seems daunting (or insane) and I have already spent a majority of the day proscrastinating by reading about goldfish and jade plants. Then I reorganized a few shelves and chatted with my friend over G-mail. Now, I need to eat lunch. Enough delaying. There is no time like the present. On your mark, get set, go! Off to a slow start here.

NaNoWriMo Progress Report
November 1, 2:33pm
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