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Yes, I am signing up for the 1,000 word a day challenge. As soon as I read her caveat that it's "six days a week" I realized that pretty much covers my sick days.

I'd like to keep the habit of writing every day. I got back into it over Nanowrimo and wow, that felt good. I also missed five sick days. Big deal. This is not some ironclad lose-points if I miss a day thing. It's a commitment to write a thousand words a day, and the sick days happen when they do. I'll keep trying. I'll at least think about doing it every day when I decide if this is a sick day or not.

I got a lot more done this November than I ever expected to. So I just put this in my footer -- now let's see if it appears.

Also with the definition of the challenge, days that I spend editing are days spent writing. Therefore if I find that I'm not capable of separating a day into "a writing session and then edit something else in second session" and it works better to edit in an immersive process, then rough draft in an immersive process -- it's all writing. A thousand words edited counts as my writing for the day for this challenge.
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stabeest
Dec. 1st, 2009 07:36 pm (UTC)
I'm doing this. I absolutely am.
robertsloan2
Dec. 2nd, 2009 12:32 am (UTC)
Go for it! I noticed that the whole post turned into the link but it doesn't do that in the footer.
robertsloan2
Dec. 2nd, 2009 12:33 am (UTC)
Yay link still works now that I added the /a code to it. Whew!
bunny_wabbitt
Dec. 2nd, 2009 12:18 am (UTC)
Wow, good luck on that challenge. You were so productive in November! That's a solid, sane attitude. Good luck also with Kitten's submission challenge, I hope the one you pick gets published.

Mom self-published and self-distributed her book in 1999 without an agent. I think I was the only supporter in the family. I knew she could sell out the 1st edition because she talks to everybody and she had a built in audience at church. She hasn't been so pushy with the 2nd edition after she made back her investment, everything else has been pocket change. I don't think she wants to print a 3rd edition even though she only has one or two boxes left.
robertsloan2
Dec. 2nd, 2009 12:31 am (UTC)
That's neat though, congratulations to her! It can be very profitable to self publish. My plan is to go all-out for pro publishing first, then if all possible markets bump it, knock it down to small press and go around again. Just do it systematically.

Thanks!
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