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Hello All,
I hope you had a fruitful writing week.  Things are good here in my neck of the woods.  I finally quit procrastinating and met the daily writing goals I'd set for myself. Now, I am two chapters away from finishing the outline for my work-in-progress. If all goes according to plan, I will be ready begin the second draft of my novel by the end of next week.

As I announced in a previous post, the word count challenge ended today. Whoever wrote the most words this week will receive a small box of Godiva chocolates, and a copy of Getting the Words Right, by Theodore A. Rees Cheney. I'll close the comments on Wednesday (to allow everyone enough time to get their word counts in), then I will send the prizes out to the winner. I look forward to reading about your productive sessions.


  1. Ooh, let me add them up... about 7000.
    Whew! Better than I expected!
    And congrats on nearly reaching your second draft - I hope to be there soon myself!

  2. Wow! 7000???? That's impressive. You've been a busy bee.(: Keep going like that and your book will be done in no time. I'm inspired by your dedication. Congrats on a job well done.

  3. 7000 - thats awesome! Okay I didn't hit 5,000 so I won't throw my hat in the ring. LOL I am happy to report that my WIP is coming along nicely. ;)

    Thanks so much for visiting my blog. :)

  4. Too ashamed to post mine, but in my own defense, I've been super busy with social networking and it was my do I get a pass for this week? :)

  5. Thanks guys! It feels awesome to me too cos I was so slow before, right up until this summer when all of a sudden something kicked in and I've gone back to the high word counts I used to generate when I first started writing.
    I think it was a combination of returning to Romance, and the last writers' house party we had on the Compuserve Books and Writers Community, our 8th so far! We're having another one - invitations go up on the 22nd and anyone can play, if you'd like to stop by...


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