Chewing the Fat

A to Z came to me at the right time. I was ready to take advantage of good blogrolls and activities along the way. There have been some great events that I did not participate in that I have this thing called a life I live.

But niggling me has been two books I have written in my head. All they need is to be put on a word document and saved with a date and name. All those no names, no dates are a pain in the rear. More so in that I always intend to get back with them soon. Then the electricity goes off or the computer insists on shutting down to install updates and the computer recovers all the files I had open as untitled.

My first big project is BuNoWriMo which is basically a nanowrimo with less rules but a 50,000 word goal in the month of June. That is 50,000 divided by 30 which is 1667 words a day. My goal is 2000 in that I wind up cutting half my words eventually.

If you would like to participate, here is the Facebook link.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/120068351365639/918758704829929/?notif_t=group_activity


There is a website with a word counter, but I have not been able to access it.

There are other things I learned cruising blogs. One is that you can use a free service to verify your twitter follower is real. The only problem is the follower has to watch a commercial. I know that is what I had to do before it would reveal the captcha device.

Since I don't actually use twitter, it was irritating in that I follow people in a show of support. But a good thing if a bot could use your tweet nefariously. With the state of social media, nothing surprises me.

I also came across a fun blog for newbie writers. It is funny. It is sincere. It is talking about stuff we are nowhere near worrying about - but hope to one day.

http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/

So see everyone on wordless Wednesday.



Comments

  1. I've never done one of those 50K words in a month as I do that anyway, so meh. Sure some fun out there in blogland indeed

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    1. I was worried the schedule might jinx me. Anything for motivation is welcome.

      50 K a day sounds like it for you. I wish I could be that productive. Maybe I need to kidnap a pair of cats to use as a muse. However, my pair of cats would not be amused.

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  2. June is a big writing month for me. I have so many things going on in July that I'm trying to finish a rough draft before then.

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    1. Looking at the number of books you have written, I know you've got great discipline and talent. With a family, you are truly superwoman. I've been stewing on which book of yours I will read first. I always have a stack of books to be read which I know you can relate to.

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  3. There's always something new to participate in in the Blogosphere. Difficult sometimes, because as you said, we all have lives to live as well. Good luck with the BuNoWriMo. ☺

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    1. Thanks for the luck, I'm having a hard time getting these projects written. I think part of it is I have them roughly outlined, and I am used to writing off the top of my head.

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