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Here’s to a month of crazy, manic writing

This is going to be a quick one. Somehow, I lost my mind two weeks ago and signed up to join NaNoWriMo 2012 for the first time. It’s a goal of mine to publish at least one novel in my lifetime, and I figured, what better time to start than NOW? Thing is, I’ve forever been starting a new novel, but never get around to actually finishing it. SO. 50,000 words in 30 days = 1667 words a day. Talk about a mind fart. I officially started last Thursday afternoon by jotting down a couple of words in my little notebook, then switched to typing on my iPhone’s Evernote application. You could say that I was distracted, as I had white sand between my toes and could hear the lure of the gentle waves of the beach. I managed to write what I later discovered what was almost a thousand words — a whole first chapter. That was November 1. Since then, I’ve only written a handful of sentences, when I should be nearing 6,667 …