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Nano update post - halfway point

Nuts and bolts:

33,000 words as of end of day yesterday. This is well ahead of schedule; I've been ahead the whole time as far as I can see. I've got a lot of the main story arc down and it's looking like this barebones version will probably line up pretty well with the 50K mark.

Stats so far--
Random timeframe shifts: 7
Dream sequences: 3
Action scenes: 3
Deaths: 2
Clumsy makeouts: 1
Incidences of zombies drinking whiskey: 1
Incidences of cuddlingSHARING BODY HEAT: 2
Ways in which this is more of a fanfic than a novel: too many to count. :|

Which brings me to the bad news: yeah, this isn't really a novel. It's a fanfic with the names changed. I'm not sure what to do about that. (Edited out for whininess)

Edited to add: I'll probably just keep pushing through anyway, no worries. At very worst, I'll just change the names back and post it as fanfic. Not like that's a terrible outcome for a month's effort. It's just not what I was hoping for, you know?

Comments

greenjudy
Nov. 17th, 2011 05:53 pm (UTC)
Write, Eth, write! Write like your hair's on fire, don't worry about genre. To hell with genre! When you've finished this story you may find you are trying to break ground on something completely different than you thought.
etherati
Nov. 17th, 2011 06:28 pm (UTC)
I'm trying, I'm trying! I'm hoping that turns out to be the case, but knowing my luck, probably not heh.