Category Archives: Distraction

You mean not everyone prepares this way?

I must confess, my preparations for NaNoWriMo this year could easily be called procrastination. Two weeks before November what was my main focus? Knitting a sweater. What? You mean to tell me that most people don’t count knitting a sweater … Continue reading

Posted in Distraction, Optimism | Leave a comment

Distraction

  November isn’t even here, and I’m already distracted. Impromptu photo shoots take time. Some of my fellow novelists have threatened to outline a plot for me if I don’t find any inspiration.

Posted in Distraction | Leave a comment

Day 12 – Distractions Abound

Word Count Goal: 20,000 Picture this: If these fabulous fingerless mitts don’t keep my hands toasty while I type, then nothing will.  My fingers will be ice-cold, but since I don’t want to wear actual gloves, this can’t be avoided.  … Continue reading

Posted in Distraction, Word Count | Leave a comment

Day 10 – Where did day 9 go?

Word Count Goal: 16,667 Cool Site: Giveaway of the Day Yes, I’ve skipped a day entirely.  Yesterday just didn’t seem like a wordy day.  And when I went to write in the wee hours of the morning, one question impeded … Continue reading

Posted in Distraction, Word Count | Tagged | Leave a comment

Day 7

Word Count Goal: 11,667 And now for something completely different:   The lofty goal is still within sight, even if I don’t abandon the complete linear story challenge I have burdened myself with.  I know I can whip out 50,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Distraction, Word Count | Tagged | Leave a comment

Day 3

Word Count Goal: 5,000 Joke Time:  Why did the monkey fall out of the tree? Because it was dead. Why did the second monkey fall out of the tree? Because it was dead. Why did the third monkey fall out … Continue reading

Posted in Distraction, Word Count | Tagged | Leave a comment

Day 2

Word Count Goal: 3,334 Random Software: Nightshade – A free, open source astronomy software.  It’s a fork of Stellarium that is tailored for planetarium and educator use. It’s officially day 2 of NaNoWriMo 2011, and my word count stands at … Continue reading

Posted in Distraction, Word Count | Tagged | Leave a comment