This is Your Captain Speaking…

This might be the last NaNo update I post this year. It’s been real. It’s been a blast. But I’m getting stressed. Not pressured, where you write and are like “I can do this! RAH ME! Go, team, go!” No. This is obsessive stressed. Like, “If I don’t do this right and stay ahead, I am going to DIE before the month is out” stressed.

So, this is it. Behold:

NaNod Out

But look at that lifetime achievement total: 92,020!

Author: bethovermyer

Beth Overmyer wears several hats, all belonging to different writers. From fantastical kidlit to everyday popular fiction, Beth pens her work with gusto. In 2008, her screenplay The Method won best comedy at Gotham Screen’s contest, and in 2012, her MG book In a Pickle came out from MuseItUp Publishing.

2 thoughts

  1. *Comm from Engineering* “Captain! She’s running too hot and if I give ‘er anymore, she’ll explode!”

    Seriously though, I hope you’re not feeling down about this. 🙂 That there is 20k words more than when you started two weeks ago, and that sure as heck isn’t “losing” at this whole writing game. Take a break–then, when you’re ready, get back at it at a more comfortable level of warpspeed, eh? Because I think writing yourself to death went out of fashion with Coleridge.

    Rootin’ for you, gal!

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    1. Oh, just a little down. Not stressin’ too hard, though. Thanks for the encouragement 🙂 I guess it’s too early to be singing the quitting song. Still… *brushes up on Russian accents*


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