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I Survived NaNoWriMo! (Week in Review 11-29-13)

  Me, on Saturday… and then at 11:30 PM EST…   Woot! Finished with a half an hour to spare! Okay, let me clarify–my word count has been achieved, but the novel is far, far, from finished. Many scenes need to be written and/or fleshed out, and don’t even get me started on the revision–I left notes for myself all over the place (in the chapter labels, where they didn’t count toward my word count, of course) about issues I encountered after the fact (e.g.–rewrite scene–JANE NOT THERE YET!) that will need to be dealt with. But–fifty thousand words! I did…

What I’m Reading: Week in Review (9-13-13)

(Click on the image above to find out 10 fun facts about Friday the 13th–my favorite is that paraskevidekatriaphobia means fear of Friday the 13th. I’m totally going to use that for ELA class next week, when we’re talking about 50-cent words. It’s going to be one of mine!) Once again, school interferes with my reading, darn it. Still, I managed to be fairly productive, in spite of the tragedy that struck on Monday. The screen on my Kindle Fire cracked! It was horrible! I’m still not sure when/how exactly it happened, but it was found on the (hardwood) floor of my bedroom,…

What I’m Reading: Week in Review (9-7-13)

Okay, so I’m actually a day late. School has started and I’m exhausted. That’s my story, and I’m sticking to it. I haven’t been able to read as much as I’d have liked to, naturally. But I’m still ahead on my Goodreads challenge, so I’m calling it a win. I read the novella I Dream of Johnny by Juliet Madison to get ready for the Three Wishes Blog Tour. It was cute–and short–though there were a few too many easy coincidences for me to give it more than three stars…a C+ rating. Enjoyable, though. I loved the idea behind it. I’ll definitely…

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