Friday, November 30, 2007

Day Last

Total NaNoWriMo Words: 70,068
Tonight's Dinner: Pizza
Beverages: Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee
Music: Silence
Coping Strategy #3: Prospect of being done.
Mood: Big, Silly, Grin

This is the final day of National Novel Writing Month, however I am done. Those things that need doing will be denied no longer (and they mostly have to do with the Sporty Spec East Coast Book Launch Party held two days from now.)

Many thanks to everyone stopping by to read this; hope it was more fun than boring. Highest praise and gratitude to everyone who commented, your thoughts and encouragement kept me going and going and going. Special thanks to the NaNo buddies who also lived through all the ups and downs of trying to do this crazy thing.

Also, I must praise someone I've never met or communicated with, Mario Kluser, whose little movies made me re-think the value of silly, little online videos. His thank goodness it's over video captures the giddiness and exhaustion that punctuates much of the NaNo experience.

His victory dance is fun to watch as well.


Blogger Steve Buchheit said...

Yeah! ::throws confetti in the air::

Good job, Todd. By done do you mean, "finished, finito, the end" or do you mean, "I'm done with this for now"?

November 30, 2007 at 11:55 AM  
Blogger Todd Wheeler said...

Sorry, should have made that clear.

I mean no more words written under the NaNoWriMo banner. I still need to finish the sucker (only a bit more than half done), edit it, shine it, and send out queries.

November 30, 2007 at 4:18 PM  
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December 2, 2007 at 1:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nice work, Todd. I personally abandoned my own monthly word count, so I'm that much more impressed that you stuck with yours. Keep at it now that there's not a ticker to keep up with.

December 2, 2007 at 3:38 PM  
Blogger rawlus said...

oh snap!

December 3, 2007 at 10:23 AM  
Blogger Todd Wheeler said...

Thanks guys.

Oh look, Portuguese splog. I didn't know I was so popular in Brazil

December 3, 2007 at 5:20 PM  
Blogger Steve Buchheit said...

Hey, your famous, your now getting international slog comments.

December 5, 2007 at 2:49 PM  
Blogger Camille Alexa said...

Still, though: it might have taken you two years to write the same amount of words if you hadn't pushed through NANO. That's a major achievement!

December 9, 2007 at 1:11 AM  
Blogger Todd Wheeler said...

Thanks Camille!

December 9, 2007 at 6:52 AM  

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