Mistress Marilyn (mistressmarilyn) wrote,
Mistress Marilyn

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I did it!

I just passed the 50,000 word mark, and we couldn't wait to rush over and try the verifier. And so, at 50,313 words, I'm a 2005 NaNoWriMo winner!

Here's the link: Mistress Marilyn Wins NaNo!

All that's left is for me to print out my certificate and have Charlie make me a new icon.

Wow, I got tears in my eyes as I read the congratulatory message.

And if I write another 30,000 or so words, I may actually have something. Regardless, the story is so personal, it was tremendously cathartic to write it.

Charlie only has a few thousand words to go . . .

ETA: I got across the finish line by editing one of my earlier chapters, which I needed to do anyway but hadn't really planned to. I was so close, I thought, 'why not?'

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