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Bullet Journals

Fairly recently, Rachel and I started bullet journaling.

(Is that a word? Journaling? It is now.)

It was something that we always wanted to do, especially since both of us are on Pinterest and see all the pretty and extremely fancy bullet pages that people create to help get their lives in order. Our pages are nowhere near as fancy, but the few we’ve done have suited our needs.

I have a weekly spread for the rest of the year, mainly just to record blog posts for both this blog and Double Jump and a Word Count Tracker page. And, at this point and time, the Word Count Tracker is still blank.

I have been writing, of course, usually just small scribbles in my notebooks when relaxing before bed, but I haven’t been cataloging the amount of words in my journal. What I should do is date every little box I have on the tracker to try to write everyday on my WIPs instead of just sporadically, and color in the boxes on days that I actually write and don’t write. Like, have an angry red or sad blue on days that I don’t write.

Anyone else do bullet journals?

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Posted by on August 28, 2018 in Home

 

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Deadlines and Word Counts

Camp starts tomorrow!

I actually can’t wait. I haven’t really written too much other than little handwritten stories in the past couple of months, so to have a deadline and word count goal looming over me, I should be able to get more written.

I don’t have a concrete idea for a new story, so I’m probably just going to add words to already existing stories. I have a bad habit of starting new stories before finishing older ones anyway, so this should be good.

I hope everyone else has a decent idea or plan in the works for their camp!

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2017 in Home

 

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NaNo Day 7 – Character Appreciation

Dory, from Finding Nemo: โ€œJust keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming…โ€

NaNoWriMo Day Seven Word Goal: 11666
Current NaNoWriMo Word Count: 12170/50000
My NaNo Profile: Winged_Spirit

This year (or maybe previous years as well and I’ve just never noticed it), the NaNo site has a word count validator available all month where one just copies and pastes one’s whole novel into the little box and NaNo will count how many words you have. It’s fantastic if one is like me and bounces from Microsoft Word to OpenOffice, both of which tend to disagree with word counts, with a story. Now I have a tool that will always be able to correctly count words for when it really matters.

Anyways, I’m still doing well with NaNo, and I’m hoping to continue this streak despite the coming Week Two, in which most NaNoers feel the pressure, and the temptation to slow down the challenge is huge. My characters are being awesome, especially this random side character named Eddie. He’s a classmate and a student to the main characters, and has already proven to have a good sense of humor, leadership qualities, and seems to be supportive of everyone. He may have to have more of a prominent role in the story…

Here’s hoping that everyone else is having good luck with their writing, characters, and life in general. ๐Ÿ™‚

Also, here’s the obligatory link to Rachel’s blog, because we always link to each other with every post, haha!

 
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