NaNoWriMo: Double Dare!

He, NaNoWriMos! Just- and by ‘just’ I mean two days ago- reached over 9,188 words and felt pretty darn good about it. So I had to stop for a bit because of school and stuff (and I took a nap …which threw off my plans) so I didn’t get a chance to get back on it to get to the 15,000 words like I wanted to. *sad face*
But I can do that later since, because of said nap, I was able to arise at the glorious hour of 4:30 in the morning. So I’m doing my school work, which I can appropriately estimate as my finish time ( if I don’t get distracted) at around 9 or 10 ( give or take distractions).
So I was “taking a break”( DISTRACTION!!) to see what was going on on WriMo and to check out how much writing I’m going to have to conjure and what do ya know? I see dares *evil grin*
Did any of you watch that little video? You know, where this lady tells you a bunch of dares?
Yeah that!
I have decided to do them all!
And by “all” I mean three….
Don’t judge me!
I’m doing Tom Selleck’s mustache, 3 am wake up, and the Spy pov thingy ( or at least that’s how I’m doing it)
So! which dares are you guys doing?
Wanna dare each other 😉 *evil grin*
I promise I won’t give you anything (two or three) too crazy.
Scouts honor! ( was never a girlscout… or boy… scout)
How’s your word count? Are you stuck?
*sad face*
If you are, there are forums with awesome inspirational ideas!
Just, please, no plagiarism.
There was even this funny forum about “Cliches”.
Yes! I’ll admit, I’m using one ( or two… or five) cliches. But! my characters are aware of it. So… That’s okay.. Right?!?!
Anyway! check out the forums for inspiration if you get stuck and one of the BEST ideas I have ever heard is….. *Drumroll*
Throw something random and just crazy in your story just to, you know, make it interesting. Because, and believe me, if you’re falling asleep on your own story because it’s THAT boring ( which I’m sure is what happened with Margret Mitchell when she wrote Gone with the Wind) you might want to spice it up a bit with some oddity 🙂

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NaNoWriMo+ Sick= Appropriately Pissed off Teenager

I have just recently come down with something (flu?- cold?) I’m not sure what it is only that is inflicting me with an itchy throat, runny nose, loads of coughing, and making sleepy (though that could be the Benadryl). I haven’t typed a word since- *looks at papers*- since I don’t know!
*cries*
I’m so behind it’s ridiculous!
But!- there is a little bit of good news.
I’m doing quite well on my subject test practice test so yaaay!
Cheer?
Okay fine no cheer- but I’m super happy!
I mean I NEVER had a history lesson and I’m doing pretty well.
I think that deserves some well time!
Ugh.
I hate being sick.
But I am feeling a little bit better and my mind has decided to make itself available again.
So I’m adding to my story as much as I can before I fall asleep ( again) or until I just can’t think of anything else.
Wish me luck!
Or, you know, list a few drugs that could possibly knock this sucker out of me.

NaNoWriMo & School: The Odious Balance Task!!!!

I’ve been home schooled my entire life and never really had to balance out several subjects.
For example: I don’t have a science yet and the stuff I do know is probably from TV. But!- in a bout three months I will be studying for CLEP …Biology?-Chemistry?- anyway one of those. I did not have a History lesson until recently and I did not have a formal or really any type of English studies, but I did study English seriously( at the beginning of this year). I had mathematics and language arts ( basically grammar and vocabulary) and that was about it. It wasn’t exactly arduous to balance out those two subjects.
So!- you will know what I’m talking about when I say that I am getting stressed the hell out!
I have two SAT subject test I’m studying for plus the SAT and I’m struggling with the math part. And I have zero confidence about my essay. I have to look over my brother’s studies because apparently he does not think it is relevant! (he’s twenty).
NaNoWriMo is hardly soothing the tension in my neck at the moment, as you can probably tell by now with my little out burst.
I really reaaaaally want to tell WriMo to kick rocks but I’m kinda liking the challenge and hey, according to my mother “I’m gonna have to learn how to manage this stuff when I get to college”.
Who am I to complain!?!
So it is day three and I currently have 1875 words so far. I have a system to how many words I know I can have in a certain amount of time so I’m not that worried.
I mean, face it, I was planning on taking those subject test over again in June. The subject test can bear with me on this.

Oh don’t worry your pretty head about me and my delusions…
How are you guys doing in NaNoWriMo?- have you dumped it yet? or are you still working on that stubborn plot? Or are you right on schedule and possibly ahead! And the most important question…
Are you having F.U.N?!?