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2013 Review and 2014 Goals

I've neglected this blog a bit more this year. I've been lost in revisions most of the year, and wrote a NaNoWriMo novel. Then there's life! I've done my best to up with updates, so here's a 2013 recap!
I attended book events, family and friends came to visit, and more revision.Traveled around San Diego County to celebrate our first year living here (and it helps I married a romantic).We returned to North Dakota to visit family and friends. San Diego Comic Con!Critique partners is one of the reasons why I remain sane during my writing and revision. Shout out to The Iron Keys and Stone Circle! Thank you for being here for me. We're going to rock 2014!Read wonderful books.And more book events with a bit of cosplay!We vacationed in DisneyWorld in September. Google+ made this neat video of my year in pictures and some video that I thought would be fun to share! 

There's not much I can complain about when you look at such a list and the video! This is our first fu…

The Rest of My NaNoWriMo Check-In

This blog has taken a hit in entries for various reasons. The number one reason? I've done a lot of revising and writing this year--- and it feels great!

NaNoWriMo was in full swing in November. Once I finished writing for the day, I didn't feel like staying on the computer. I managed to get my writing done by sprinting with fellow writers and hanging out in the different cafes in my local area. One of the reasons why I love, love, love doing NaNoWriMo is the people. I met so many great writers this year and I'm so proud of the hard work everyone did. 

The thing about NaNoWriMo is it's about getting words on the page. More specifically, the first 50,000 words. For some projects it can be enough, but mine is about halfway completed. There's about another month or two worth of writing before it's finished. This is the first time that I've used an outline like this, and I have to say, it's working out really well. Usually when I hit the middle, I'm frant…