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October 24, 2006


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I am reading this advice on November 17th, and as I am approaching that elusive 35,000 work mark I have to concur with all that you have said. I never thought I'd get this far, but I am having a great time, I'm feeling wildly productive and so much more confident as a writer.



You're welcome, Evelyn! Thanks for your comment.

Wow — the 35,000 mark. That is WILDLY productive — you ARE on a roll. I have a feeling you'll be at 50k and beyond before too long.

Isn't it amazing how this absurd challenge seriously raises a writer's confidence? I feel it's one of the best things I've ever done for my writing.

Keep us posted on your progress!


I did Nano last year, and all your advice sounds good! I particularly like the part about the lucky tshirt. I may try that actually. Although I'm sure it will stink by the end of the month ;D

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