I realized it was only a week ago that I was at 31,000 words. Last night I passed 50,000 words. The goal for NaNoWriMo is the 50,000 mark so I DID IT!!! I have written more in the last 26 days than I've ever done before. Written more on one story line than I ever have before, and I know I'm not done yet. The novel isn't complete, it still doesn't have a title, and I still don't have an answer to "What is your story about?" but I met the goal of the challenge and it feels great!!
At least for today. I still have to finish the story. I still have a lot of editing to do. I have no idea if it's any good or not. How would I know? Even I haven't read it all the way through yet!
Anyway, I am writing. I have written about 20,000 words in the last 7 days and that does feel like a lot. It's actually killing me a little to take breaks to live my life, to work, to be a parent, to be a wife. I would rather be writing. This stuff is addictive you know.
Anyway, I am not the only one reaching this goal. There are thousands of people out there doing this every November. You can learn more about it at www.nanowrimo.org .
Happy writing everyone!!!