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NaNoWriMo Progress Report Week 1

Can you believe Week 1 of NaNoWriMo is over already? How are you getting on, NaNonites? 🙂 Every week I’ll share my progress on Friday, and I’ll include a character aesthetic and a quote each time, too, so feel free to join in and compare word counts! After we’ve prepared together, I’d love to know how you’re getting on <3

These updates will be short, because it’s NaNo and I don’t want to keep you.

I’ve had a slow start to the challenge. I wasn’t well yesterday which set me back already, and it’s only Day 3! Trust me to get sick during the most inconvenient month of the year #rude

This week, I wrote 5019 words, which brings my current total to…..

5019

*ahem*

It is Week 1, after all 🙂

   Hope bubbled up inside her. She took deep breaths, closed her eyes, and willed her vision to come forth. She could feel it, right there, trapped just like she was, struggling to break through. She reached into herself just like Ailis had taught her, reached out to the source of her gift, found that sliver she’d so desperately needed, and tried to guide it.
   Pressure built up inside her head until it felt ready to burst. It hurt. But she was close. She guided her gift where it needed to go, held onto it as tight as she could, and forced it into her head.
   Light exploded in her mind and filled her prison. Intense pain cracked through her skull and gripped her mind so tight she couldn’t breathe. A thin line of blood ran down her nose, dried on her lips.
   Rachael gasped. And passed out.


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4 Comments

  1. Congrats on making all that progress despite being sick! I hope you feel better soon 🙂
    My goal was to have 6740 words by day 3. I wrote 7836. Happy so far!

    • sarinalangerwriter sarinalangerwriter

      That’s great progress for the first three days! Go you!
      I did feel better for a bit, thank you <3 Back with another cold now though, but at least I can think this time 😛

  2. Hey, you’re doing well.:-)
    I had a great start, then slew down as I realised I wanted more action, had a day of brainstorming and came up with some intersting ideas. As of today, I’m a bit over 15.000 words.

    I really like your idea for updates. I may steal it… if you don’t mind too much.

    Loved the visuals and loved the excerpt 🙂

    • sarinalangerwriter sarinalangerwriter

      :O That’s a fantastic word count! I’m at just over 11K now and I’ve had two weeks now :O I’ll have to try and catch up with you next week!

      Of course, steal away 🙂

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