The Words: 2600 words total for the day, and I broke 10k words!
I have a good feeling that most of my writing this month will be similar to what it’s been so far, doing most of my writing in sprints alongside my daughter at whatever time of the day we can fit it in together, then maybe doing some more by myself in the evening to get the rest of my words. She insisted I check the @NaNoWordSprints feed on Twitter several times, as she likes doing sprints with them too, but again today, they were between sprint leaders the entire time we were writing.
The Story: Things finally started flowing a little better today, though I did have a couple of moments where I veered off course due to trying to pump out words during a sprint, only to realize that what I was writing wouldn’t work for later parts of the story. Normally I don’t mind going off-outline, but there are some specific things that have to happen the right way for this story to work, and none of the ways I was getting off track were particularly ground-breaking, so they weren’t worth pursuing.
Total word count: 10,137
If you want to join me in my journey through the second year of NaNoToons (with a storyline), check out the NaNoToon from November 4, 2011!