READER NOTE: This post was originally posted on my Life In The Big Cedars blog Nov. 23, 2011. Since I’ve decided to separate my writing posts and keep this site as my writing/author/blogging site and the other site as my online family journal, I’ll be re-posting until I get caught up. Thanks for stopping by!
This is what a Write-In Looks like. I was set up beside the girl in the red sweatshirt against the wall. I’ve mentioned several times that November is NaNoWriMO which I did not participate in. These folks did. There was actually about a dozen people that came to the Brown Egg last Saturday to participate in a twelve hour write-in. The Brown Egg is a new place one block from MSU and it just opened last month. I hope it lasts. It was super cool. I was BY FAR the oldest one there … by a decade … or two.
There was a very cute young man making and selling his zombie art while we worked. Who can resist zombie art? Not this girl. He’s working on the piece I bought in this picture. I just wish I could remember his name. Timothy something. I can’t read his writing where he signed my piece.
Here is the piece I bought. I’m going to hang it in my office over my writing desk. Seems appropriate.
We spent half the day at the Brown Egg and then the second half a few blocks away further downtown at Boca Mocha . It was fun. I was just working on my revision and trying to get the word count up which is easier than you would imagine now that I can tell you what the other characters are up to.
I spent ten hours working on my novel and revised half the book and added seven thousand words for a current word count of 57, 627 words. I only need 22, 733 more to go. I have a couple of big fight scenes and the ending to finish so I’m feeling pretty confident.
I just need about eight more days like last Saturday to get it done.