I hadn’t noticed that the National Novel Writing Month website now has a nifty tool to track your progress. While it’s fantastic, it also reminds me I have lots more to do. For instance, I need to write 2,475 words a day to reach the total 50,000-word goal. Uh huh.
But onward! My Cambridge-based BFF with 12,273 words provides motivation. We keep each other accountable. After all, this is the most progress I’ve made since 2004 when I finished my vampire novel (before their popularity returned, naturally) because of NaNoWriMo.
As much as I’m committed, though, reality also intrudes. My (work) to-do list includes: