Writing update #11 | NaNoWriMo is already a third of the way done???

Time just keeps on passing and before you know it, you're already a third of the way into a month long writing challenge and already falling behind. Hello everyone, and welcome to my yearly existential crisis! This November, I am participating in National Novel Writing Month, which means I'm attempting to write 50,000 words in …

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Writing update #10 | finishing my WIP draft + NaNoWriMo 20 Questions Tag

Well, I have exciting news, everyone. I finished the first draft of the WIP I've been writing since last spring! I now have 84k words of a messy, inconsistent, cringeworthy first draft that needs piles and piles of work before it's even remotely ready to show to another human being...but it's the first step, and …

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Writing update #9 | I failed Camp NaNoWriMo ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Well, the title says it all. In July, I took part in Camp NaNoWriMo, which I talked about more in depth at the beginning of the month. My goal was to write for 35 hours/2100 minutes over the course of the month. I clocked in at 20 hours/1200 minutes. Which means I failed Camp NaNoWriMo. …

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Writing update #8 | July Camp NaNoWriMo + starting over…again

Wow, it's been almost three months since my last writing update. Oops. How do I do this again? Despite the fact that I haven't been talking about it, I have actually written a fair amount since April. May was fairly slow, but June went pretty well, and my WIP is sitting at just over 50k …

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Writing update #7 | your WIP in GIFs tag + Camp NaNoWriMo

Welcome back to another writing update! Today I'll be doing the "Your WIP in GIFs" tag, which I was not tagged for by anyone but I stumbled across it and thought it would be fun! And I'll be giving an update on my Camp NaNoWriMo progress! If you want to find out a little more …

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Writing update #6 | new WIP + writing goals update

Welcome back to "Margaret rambles about writing and nobody knows what she's talking about"! Last time I gave a writing update, I was finishing off my NaNoWriMo WIP, which I managed to do in January.  After that, I spent February alternating between taking a break and researching for my new WIP, which is what I'm …

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Writing a book, part 5 | quarterly writing goals & nearing the end of my WIP

Hey, it's been a while! (My other "Writing a book" posts.) I haven't talked about writing on this blog since NaNoWriMo, but I'm back again to talk about more writing stuff! So I basically took most of December off from writing, because between finals and the holidays, I just didn't have time. But I dove …

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