Mistress Marilyn (mistressmarilyn) wrote,
Mistress Marilyn
mistressmarilyn

  • Mood:
  • Music:

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?'
Subscribe

  • Catching Up (In the Middle of the Night)~

    Just loaded 21 pug icons Charlie made me today. So cute! Unfortunately, this leaves me with only four spots left for new icons, which won't be…

  • Great Scot!

    What a Gold Medal performance! Loved seeing the Facebook posts, like the one from Rafa congratulating Andy, Roger and Juan Martin ... and ESPECIALLY…

  • Strength Has Many Meanings~

    In just a few hours, Queen Underwood will become the first American woman to enter an Olympic boxing ring. I guess she's not expected to win, since…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 6 comments