The answer, is yes and no. Before I go into details, I will preface this by saying how much I believe in the 'something is better than nothing' mantra and I did get a lot accomplished this month.
|I thought this picture was hilarious. Maybe it's because I'm tired and everything is funny, but still. Ha!|
I didn't write 50,000 words in the month of November. I wrote 46,000 words. I know if I really pushed myself I could write 4,000 words today and still count it as a win. But here's the thing, (I know how much you all love excuses) I finished the novel I started for NaNo, and I've been working on fixing EXISTENCE. It doesn't need words added to it so much as a slash and add and slash some more.
So there you have it. I did finish a novel in the month of November. I actually started it and wrote 13,000 words in October and the book ended up being 50,000 words exactly. I wrote those 50K in a month which is why I say that I won, but I didn't win.
Would it be wrong of me to claim that winners badge anyway?
On a completely unrelated note, an old friend of mine has started a writing blog that I suspect is going to be all kinds of awesome! She's just getting started and could use some writerly peeps. Since I know my writerly peeps are the best, I urge you to go follow her here. Thanks for being awesome!