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Breaking NaNo News...

There are 3 days remaining in November.  I have 13,243 words left to write in order to reach 50k.  You can see by my NaNo graph above that I've fallen quite behind in wordcount.  In fact, only one day was I actually on track (above the gray line). 

Sooo... Lovely Undergrad will be on a break tomorrow and the next day.  Just a brief hiatus so that I can churn out the 4,415 words-per-day needed to finish on time.  (I wrote over 8,000 words yesterday!)

LU will be back in full swing December 1, in time for lots of holly-jolly holiday goodness. :)

Wish me luck as I type toward the finish line!



Freckles Galore said…
xo Alex
Anonymous said…
Do we get to read it when you're done?!


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