Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Good News And Bad News

SO. GOOD NEWS.

I made my 80k word goal!!! WOOOOOO!! I posted that I wanted to reach 80k before I go on vacation on the 25th, and I did! I honestly didn't think I'd make it. I'm pretty pleased with myself.

AND NOW THE BAD NEWS.

I'm...still not done with the draft.

STILL.

NOT.

DONE.

[Um, I had awesome gifs here to demonstrate my frustration. They were awesome. AWESOME, I SAY! But I removed them because I read this post by Roni Loren, and then Leigh Ann's thoughts on it here. And I was too lazy to look for new ones that would be okay to use. Sigh.]


So APPARENTLY I'll be taking Roslyn and Leonel with me to St. Martin tomorrow. These guys just won't leave me alone. But I still love them</3

I'm going to try to pump myself up for my vacation and stop thinking about the fact that I'm STILL DRAFTING.

*twitch*

See you guys next week!

14 comments:

  1. A writer's work is never done. Good luck with it.

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  2. Congratulations on reaching your word count goal! Sometimes, the book just wants to be longer. Run with it. And enjoy your vacation!

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  3. Ah, it's so frustrating when you think you'll be done soon but the story keeps on going! Focus on the fact that you reached your goal, though. That is super impressive!

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  4. Yay Amanda! Have fun on vaca!

    We take our characters with us wherever we go, don't we ;)

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  5. Well done for reaching your goal! Sometimes things don't work out as expected, but all you can do for now is keep going and hopefully you'll be finished soon. It's far better to come to a natural conclusion than cut off the story simply because you've reached your goal word count. Besides, the word count will probably come down during editing anyway (but you don't need to think about that yet!). Have a nice holiday, Amanda.

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  6. have a fabulous vacation!!!!!!!!!!! and uh, finish it up girl! but don't rush it. LOL

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  7. The end will come my dear. ;0) Hope you have a great vacation!

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  8. Yay congrats on reaching your goal! Am sure you'll be finished soon! Have a great hol!

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  9. If you bagged 80K words, the WiP will follow shortly. Well done! :)

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  10. Congrats on reaching your goal!!! Bummer it didn't quite get you to the finish line :)
    Have fun on vacation!

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  11. Have fun on vacation!!! And you are SO CLOSE to done! weee!!

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  12. So amazing. Keep up the good work hun!!

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  13. Hey, Amanda, just thought I'd let you know you've been tagged in the Be Inspired Bloghop Meme, if you'd care to participate. Details at my blog.

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  14. Good luck with the rest of your draft!

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