Log #474

Posted: November 28, 2020 in 1: Easy
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Word Count: 810

Level Achieved: Easy

Project: DragonFriend (DF)

Summary: Yeah, definitely not going to reach 50,000 words, but again, it’s an even year and so that’s okay. (Aside from my initial NaNo in 2010, I have never won on even years, only odd ones.) And that’s okay, I’m just really drained and wanting to play Skyrim on my all-too-short vacation rather than working. My goal is to reach 40,000 words and I think that is still doable. Only need about 3,000 or so to do that.

#NullaDiesSineLinea:

Hagan just stood there, frozen. “It should be here,” he said numbly. “They should be here.”

Gremwing took Hagan’s hand and gently turned the wizard away from the empty spot. “They aren’t here now,” he said gruffly, “so let’s get out of here so we can go look for them.”

Editing: None.

Log #473

Posted: November 27, 2020 in 1: Easy
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Word Count: 555

Level Achieved: Easy

Project: DragonFriend (DF)

Summary: Woke up late, felt lazy, spent most of the day doing dishes, started playing Skyrim, and watched Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home… so I only got a tiny bit done today. Hoping to do better tomorrow.

#NullaDiesSineLinea:

Gremwing shivered. He had no desire to go anywhere near a wizard school.

Hagan saw it. “You don’t need to come.”

“The hell I don’t.”

“You can stay with the unicorns and guard them.”

Gremwing crossed his arms. “The hell I will.”

Editing: None.

Log #472

Posted: November 26, 2020 in 4: Legendary
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Word Count: 2167

Level Achieved: Legendary

Project: DragonFriend (DF)

Summary: OMG YOU GUYS I WROTE PROSE TODAY ON THE THING I’M SUPPOSED TO BE WORKING ON! *weeps* Yeah, so I decided to move things up a bit and write about shit getting real as Hagan and Gremwing discover something is draining magic from the land and creatures in it.

#NullaDiesSineLinea:

Gremwing was taken aback by the sudden and unexpected venom in Hagan’s voice. “What makes you say that?”

“Because only a human wizard would be arrogant enough and stupid enough to think draining the land of magic would be a good idea.”

Editing: None.

Log #471

Posted: November 25, 2020 in 1: Easy
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Word Count: 609

Level Achieved: Easy

Project: Second Unit Reviews (SUR)

Summary: You know you’re desperate not to work on something when you write a blog entry a week before it’s due. (Which is what I should have been doing this entire year with #OBFC, but there we are.) This one won’t be published until December but we’re in the home stretch! Only three more books after this one is published. And now I’m going to be early because I’m bloody exhausted.

#NullaDiesSineLinea: N/A

Editing: None.

Log #470

Posted: November 24, 2020 in 4: Legendary
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Word Count: 2678

Level Achieved: Legendary

Project: Facebook

Summary: I’m running a virtual NaNoWriMo event for work and have been posting writing tips, memes, motivational pictures, etc for the last three weeks. Today I realized I could count them towards my word count (since they are NaNo related) and I plan on turning them into a Cat’s Cradle post as a kind of retrospective on the event. (Yes, I know I’m cheesing out again, but gods I’m tired and just trying to make it to 5pm tomorrow when I get off work.)

#NullaDiesSineLinea: N/A

Editing: None.

Log #469

Posted: November 23, 2020 in 2: Normal
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Word Count: 1000

Level Achieved: Normal

Project: Cat’s Cradle (CC)

Summary: Today was a little quieter than expected, but I ended up just wafting around the house chilling and then finally watching “An Unearthly Child” in honor of the 57th anniversary of the airing of Doctor Who.

#NullaDiesSineLinea: You can read the entry HERE on The Cat’s Cradle.

Editing: None.

Log #468

Posted: November 22, 2020 in 0: Incomplete
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Word Count: 360

Level Achieved: Incomplete

Project: N/A

Summary: As expected, didn’t get jack done today. Had enough energy to try to lay out a plan for tomorrow, but no idea if will follow. (Today was First Thanksgiving with Mom, tomorrow is Second Thanksgiving with Dad, and we spent all last night until midnight or 1am cleaning in prep for Mom’s arrival.) Good day, but massive headache most of the day. I will try to peck out some more tomorrow, but I probably won’t get anywhere near close to my word count goals until Thursday when my six-day vacation begins.

#NullaDiesSineLinea: N/A

Editing: None.

Log #467

Posted: November 21, 2020 in 1: Easy
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Word Count: 505

Level Achieved: Easy

Project: N/A

Summary: Focus is on getting prepped for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, so I only got in some Author’s Lament and some thoughts about DragonFriend and why it has been so hard to work on a project that was supposed to just be light, easy fun.

#NullaDiesSineLinea: N/A

Editing: None.

Log #466

Posted: November 20, 2020 in 1: Easy
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Word Count: 530

Level Achieved: Easy

Project: DragonFriend (DF)

Summary: I… Squeezed in a short part of a scene with Hagan trailing unicorn hunters in between episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Go figure I’d be empty of ideas the whole day and then come up with a scene idea on the drive home.

#NullaDiesSineLinea: Only one type of person could waltz through the woods with the slender form and lithe movements of a nymph and yet scan the surrounding trees with the cold, hard eyes of an assassin: unicorn hunters.

Editing: None.

Log #465

Posted: November 19, 2020 in 2: Normal
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Word Count: 1145

Level Achieved: Normal

Project: Second Unit Reviews (SUR)

Summary: I… needed a mental health day. I just could not bring myself to work on DF today, so I read today’s and next week’s books for my Obscure Books From Childhood blog series and wrote those. Yes, that means I’m behind, but I just needed a day to clean and read and even broke out Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic on my original Xbox because I just had a hankering for something familiar and I’ve actually never played through the game as a male (my two previous play-throughs were as a female) so this could be interesting. My male is named Nestor which means “returner, homecomer” in Greek… which I thought appropriate.

#NullaDiesSineLinea: You can read today’s #OBFC entry HERE on Second Unit Reviews.

Editing: None.