OMG!

People. I wrote a 58K novel since early September whatever.

OK, it started as a 4600 word short story, so technically I wrote, uh, less than that. But not that much less because, you know, short story –> novel. Thing. I am so dead here. Can’t think in sentences anymore.

Now. I do not mean I barfed out a bunch of garbage (no offense to barfers) (or garbage). I mean it’s good. For a romance novel. I just went and cut 1000 words to get the 58K. Thinking I might cut 2000 more before I send it, or not. Maybe I should leave it alone. The only parts I feel are cuttable are the non-protag parts, which I like for comic relief. So the editor can suggest cuts if she wants, right?

K. I’ll reread in a couple days for stupids, etc. before sending.

Onto NaNo. No clue really. Do not have time to plan like a maniac, but I have a week of thinkies, which should be good enough.

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12 responses to “OMG!

  1. No offense to maniacs, too, I’m sure.

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  2. HOLY HOLY HOLY WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!

    (I’m doing nano this year, too.)

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  3. Fucking awesome!!!

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  4. great job. congratulations!

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  5. YAY YOU!!!! Congratulations on finishing it!! Be sure to update us on the praise your editor showers you with. “Your editor.” Fun, no?

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  6. Congratulations! Yes do keep us current on this!

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  7. you so rock

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  8. Exxxxxcellllent!!!!

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  9. Here I am, finally, after losing my bookmarks. This is great news, Paula. I’m all excited for you!

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  10. Whoohoo! And KWN (keep writing now).

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  11. Bloody tremendous news! Congratulations, P!!! 🙂

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