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Post NaNo Coma Alert!

I realize the last post probably seems a bit like a time warp considering it clearly says there's a few days left in November and we are most definitely almost midway through December... already.


Screaming aside this means I have long finished the first draft to The Last Iron Horse, and yes... it did come in over the 100k mark.  In fact the final word count was 105,340 words.  That being said I am taking a break and not even looking at the manuscript.  I have a few other projects that are overdue and need to be finished up before I do.

That being said...

... It's December!  Why are we even talking about manuscripts and editing and work in general?  The holidays are upon us and we should be celebrating our family and the achievements of the previous year.  And yes, planning for the next but that can come later... as in after Boxing Day later when it's time to put the final polish on whatever New Year's resolution we might have before it's time to declare it.

Of course this means a whole other scream is due.

... I haven't even started my shopping yet (*hides head in shame*) but I have a valid excuse!  NaNo swallowed my brain this year and once I had momentum going I had to finish the behemoth before I lost steam.

Now that it's over and the TGIO parties have long since died down I am going to sleep for a few days.  I call this "Post Nano Coma" and, yes, it's the reason I'm not looking at anything writing related until after New Year's... outside of this blog, of course which is -- finally -- back on a weekly schedule and will remain that way.

Other than that I think I'm going to just head over here and play some EVE or some Skyrim until my eyes bleed and my brain has a chance to recover properly...


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