Sunday, November 27, 2011

we've reached the end of the road

so i technically finished my novel today. but since i'm planning on going back and changing the beginning from third to first person before i take any time away from these characters and come back to edit, i feel weird saying i'm done. i got the required word count, at least. it's kind of weird how when i finished my first nano i felt happy more than anything, the second one was a flop because though i finished the words i didnt finish the story and never went back to it, but this one i feel kind of sad. probably just my mood lately.

i have a lot of editing to do on it, but i know where i want to take it and what i want to fix, so i'm hoping i actually will edit. i have a problem editing things that are longer than three pages. editing is just not as fun as the initial writing to me. i never understood the editing lovers, but i think i should learn from them.

i just wrote a few thousand words on my story, and switching over to writing this is harder than i thought. my mind is having trouble thinking about me so soon after thinking about my characters.

*Terrified - Story of the Year


  1. anonymous hippopotamusNovember 27, 2011 at 9:32 PM


  2. Well done hun :) Most of my nanos go nowhere, despite good intentions.. these ones have to though :p

  3. yeah maybe i'll start publishing my own series to force myself to edit and take a project through all the way to the end. then again, i really don't think i have the dedication to do it. i'm pretty pathetic when it comes to commitments.

  4. anonymous hippopotamusNovember 29, 2011 at 7:12 AM

    you can do it! (that guy from all those adam sandler movies) lol