My Weekly Update – NaNoWriMo Won, but Far From Done

I wanted to start this update with my favorite post of the week.  I just love Tameri and if you haven’t visited her blog, here is your chance.

Be Amazing with a Little Swagger – I read a quote recently that said “You control the way the world perceives you.” (It was Dr. Phil, but a good quote nonetheless), which is how I am going to approach returning to America in 17 days, 21 hours and 36 minutes, but’s whose counting.  Not that I plan to create some persona that’s not me, but what I have learned most from my adventures in Asia is not be afraid to show people how cool, weird, happy, strange, passionate, funny, different and gorgeous (haha) I am.  This article speaks to that and so much more.

NaNoWriMo Daily Updates – The best of the week

This was a no brainer.

NaNo Notes

The Point of NaNo by Amanda Fanger
10 Tips to Help You Finish YourNovel and/or ‘Win’ NaNoWriMo by Jenny Hansen
When the Going Got Tough, I kept Going. And it Worked! by Misha at My First Book – I am so proud of Misha. If you remember her post from last week: NaNo Doubts, it is so great to see her back on track.
Must. Stop. The Voices. Nanowrimo Internal Dialog by Suddenly Jamie
I was featured in not one, but two NaNoWriMo related interviews, check them out at  Change the World with Words and Donna McNicol’s My Write Spot.
New Followers
Holly Elizabeth Music
Jaimie at Be the Spark
Ravena Guron
Sergio Bastante
And Then There Was One
Iniriba’s Blog
Kirsty at The Last Word From Me
Tracy Constantine
Thomas at OnTopic Reviews
C.T. Westing
Sage Doyle
Lleighh at Hello World!
The Living Notebook
Sean Sandulak
Ink and Page
Next Weeks Schedule – extended version
Monday, November 19th – The Fitzroy – come check it out with me. 
Tuesday, November 20th – Tattoo Tuesday – Ava Esterby
November 21st – 28th – Blog Break
Thursday – November 29th – SQM (Sydney Quotes the Movies) – Anna Karenina and my celebration of the Love Triangle
Friday – November 31th – Guest Post on My First Book
Sunday – December 2nd – My Weekly Update – December is going to be fun. 
*I may do some random post if time permits, but my goal is to finish my NaNoWriMo (20,000 words) novel, finish my Camp NaNo novel (15,000 words) and then prepare for my big move.

I would love to hear how everyone else is doing on NaNoWriMo. I want everyone to win.  So, keep writing. I will be, too.  

12 thoughts on “My Weekly Update – NaNoWriMo Won, but Far From Done

  1. Congratulations on winning NaNoWriMo!!! And thanks for the shout out! Enjoy your blog break and welcome back to America – hoping you have safe travels. Happy Thanksgiving also 😀

    1. Hey Fel. Thanks. You still have plenty of time. 26k is great. I hinted at it on a Weekly Update a few weeks ago, remember the big climb photo, but this is the first time I have posted about it. Don’t worry, I now your healing, but you aren’t missing anything. haha.

  2. Hi, congratulations on winning NanoWriMo! That’s excellent news. I’m winning, too, although still have 19k to go. But as I’m on target and caught up in the excitement, the finishing line is definitely in sight and achievable. 🙂

  3. Whoa! Bad week for my computer to die. So sorry I wasn’t here earlier to THANK YOU for the huge shout out! And also to wish you many Congratulations on finishing NaNo ~ you did that in record speed!

    This post is full of Sydney awesomeness. I hope your travels in the States leads you to SoCal, or me to wherever you are, because I would love to hang out with another ” cool, weird, happy, strange, passionate, funny, different and gorgeous” lady! 😉

    Congrats again on the NaNo win.

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