Penultimate Tally. NaNoWriMo Day 29

Words Saturday: 1885

Words Today: 1827

Total Words: 58,598


Tonight is for expectations and preparations. The kids are easing back into their school routines. We laid out our clothes, packed our bags, and made plans for the big return. I attempted to keep them from teetering over from preparedness to panic/Sunday blues.

It’s how I am approaching December after NaNoWriMo.

After writing today, I spent an hour planning out my writing schedule for December, with an eye towards January and February as well. I feel in control of my writing-as-career for the first time, and the feeling is the same I got when I purchased all my back-to-school materials as a child. Notebooks are uncreased, pens are ready to go, folders organized.

Tomorrow is the end of NaNoWriMo, and I’ve already “won” in ways I hadn’t imagined.

Easing into it…


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