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NaNoWriMo is officially over and I’m disappointed that I didn’t get to 50,000.
The last official word count I submitted on NaNoWriMo.org was 22,985 but from my “guestimate”, I think that I’m closer to 30,000.
I thought that I could maybe push myself in the last few days but motivation fell flat. I mean, if I’m going to write, I need to “feel it” and not just write any old words on the page just for the sake of it. Quality over quantity. But then, I was forced to call “911” for my laptop a few days ago and am currently using a loaner that simply feels wrong under my fingertips…
But being a “non-winner” did lead to :
- 34 short fiction pieces which I not only enjoyed writing and editing but will also give me a jumpstart for the 2017 A to Z Challenge;
- a number of drafts related to some new blog features I’d like to introduce in 2017;
- bite-sized #TravelTuesday tips planned for 2017; and
- a clean up of my blog categories, tags and blogs that I follow.
Congratulations to all those who won!
And to those who did not meet 50k like me, you’re still further than where you started on November 1!