A3Writer: November Wrap-up (and NaNoWriMo)
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Sunday, November 30, 2008

November Wrap-up (and NaNoWriMo)

     Well, another month come and gone, along with another NaNoWriMo. It has only been my second, but I enjoyed this one much more than last year's. I think it was a combination of mindset, events, and the amount of practice I've had. Having gone a year at writing 1,000 words a day, upping that quota to 1,667 a day was not that difficult. I have pondered keeping my quota to that amount throughout the rest of the year and next, but I think it more important to focus on quality instead of quantity. Even at 1,000 words a day, I'm producing 360,000 words a year. I have no need to make more than that. What I need to focus on is revising these words. I need to set myself up to be more disciplined to go back and revise what I write as soon as I write it, to at least make it as grammatically perfect as I can. I'm certain there will always be content revisions down the road based on the directions I take plots. I hope that by working on the mechanics, I can get used to editing the work and splitting it into manageable pieces, so I won't be overwhelmed.
     Anyway, I think I've rambled enough on the previous post, so I'll keep this one short and just end it with the the word count graph Come the end of December I'll put up a chart that tracks my writing for the entire year.

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