So the “national novel writing in a month” writing challenge has begun, as it does every November. The goal is to write basically 50K words or the approximate length of a basic fiction novel. Our whole family is doing stuff this year, although none of us are really targeting the same wordlength as the “challenge”.
Last year, I worked on my HR Guide and easily made it. This year? I’m hoping to actually edit and finalize the damn thing. I thought I would be done way earlier in 2022, but life intervened, and now I’m targeting January 1st for my release. Fingers crossed.
For DAY ONE, I edited the introduction and moved everything into a simple WORD document, ditching Scrivener. Nice tool but learning the tool was getting in the way of simply flowing. I edited 7500 words into final form tonight, that’s not nothing, and I organized everything else out the wazoo, so I’m pretty happy about that aspect at least. The Intro to the HR Guide is at
Jacob is continuing with his book that he started last year, adding another 180 words to it tonight.
And Andrea is doing a mini-assignment each week, starting this week with a speech for ToastMasters.