whatawaytoburn: ([Writing] Non functional)
I wrote 15,021 words last month! It's not amazing by any standard but hell, it's better than not writing at all, right?

Also, for anyone who might be wondering, I am functioning better than I was earlier. Not great by any standard but I can think and I'm not near/in tears anymore, so that's definitely a plus.
whatawaytoburn: ([writing]  Will write for coffee)
NaNo: 28,641
Ni90: 10,595
Other words: 14,284
Total words this month: 53,520

Procrastination method of the day: Does traveling to California count as procrastinating? Cause I have been writing, I just...took a break. >> A break to go flying. Yeah, I don't know. XD
Music choices: Bells ringing. There are five cats around and all of them have bells on, plus my own. XD But besides that? The Magical Writing Playlist. One day i will possibly upload it, I am just lazy.

:D:D:D HIT 50K FUCK YESSSSS. This is a win, this is a total win. I'm still not winning on NaNo yet but still, I wrote 50k worth of words this month OLY CRAP!

yeah, I am kind of really thrilled about this, it makes me happy. :D:D:D

I will update on California tomorrow, I think, possibly later tonight if I am still awake but I am sleepy and lazy and want to curl up. We will see, we will see. But I defintiely want to show you guys the awesome masks [personal profile] avia made for us but I really do want to do an epic California post so yes.

Ho hum, ho hum. I just wanted to do a WC post before it got too late. So yes. Words. there have been them.
whatawaytoburn: ([Writing] Non functional)
NaNo: 28,641
Ni90: 10,595
Other words: 9,284
Total words this month: 48,520

Caffeine: Couple of cups. Not too much today. There's been a lot of filling up the coffee when it's half full though.
Procrastination method of the day: Everything
Music choices: The Pixie can't Sleep. Other things too but I have had that on repeat.

I have written:
Modern!Nikola's backstory
Helen and the Autumn queen
A nice little story about Legend and History

I am only happy with one of these things (The story about Legend and History). I am at that point where I am just writing to write. I should probably stop but I am so close to 50K overall that I feel I have to keep going. After I hit it, i think I am going to take a couple days break and write small, pretty things on Tumbler for a day or two and then see how that goes.

'Cause honestly? I just....kind of feel like I hate everything. I would rather be reading other people's fics and stories than writing my own. I feel like it's a better way to spend my time becuase I have no business writing.

That is probably the need for sleep talking but whatever. I will be better and writing again tomorrow.
whatawaytoburn: ([Words] I deserve to enjoy life)
NaNo: 26,691
Ni90: 10,595
Other words: 6,326
Total words this month: 43,621

Caffeine: I'm not even sure. It's been a lot of coffee.
Procrastination method of the day: Lots of things. Stuff and thin sin fact. All the stuff and things. but I did get stuff written so woosh!
Music choices: Sanctuary? Why yes, Sanctuary. And other things. My big writing playlist of writingness but Sanctuary has been on for tonight. Even though I didn't write tonight

So I have not updated in a while because I have not written very much. Mreh. I am definitely in the week two slump but I am working on it! Hopefully now that we are at the end of week two, I will be out of said slump and be back in the writing mode. We will see. Even if I don't though, I have decided to eb proud of how far I've gotten and how may words I've managed to get in this amount of time.
whatawaytoburn: ([Words] Random sentences)
NaNo: 20,979
Ni90: 10,595
Other words: 5,052
Total words this month: 36,626

Caffeine: 3 cups of coffee, 2 Cokes and a caffeine pill. Yeah, I might have a problem, so what?
Procrastination method of the day: DO breakdowns count as procrastination? EVERYTHING.
Music choices: A whole bunch of stuff, though I did focus a lot on Irish rock again.

So, here we are at week two and if I was counting my total amount of words this month, I would be SO CLOSE to finishing. But alas, I am not. Still, I am impressed with my word total and that is kind of nice.

What's not kind of nice is that I am having doubts about Is and Winter as main characters. I don't know if they should be the ones telling the story. I'm moreokay wtih Winter than I am with Is but just....Hi, these are the doubts I stat getting. I don't hate the stories themselves yet but that's becuase i've broken myself from looking back on things. I know there are a TON of mistakes in them but just...Yeah. I will wokr on that stuff later.

for now, I am just going to keep plugging along and hoping that I feel better about everyone tomorrow.
whatawaytoburn: ([Misc] Alone)
NaNo: 16,759
Ni90: 9,342
Other words: 3,008
Total words this month: 29,109

Caffeine: 5 cups of coffee and 2 Cokes.
Procrastination method of the day: DO breakdowns count as procrastination? I don't think they do.
Music choices: Lots of industrial on River.

Oh god, today is fired. Today is so fired. I am glad it's over. I feel better than I felt before I took a nap later in the night but I still feel relatively shit now that I've been up for a while. I* did get all of my words though which is all that matters, so fuck yeah on that.

Now I am...going to see if I can sleep and, if not, then curl up with a book for a while.
whatawaytoburn: ([Writing] Non functional)
NaNo: 14,683
Ni90: 6,615
Other words: 3,008
Total words this month: 24,306

Caffeine: 3 cups of coffee and 2 Cokes.
Procrastination method of the day: A little bit of everything. I ad kind of all over the place..
Music choices: Quickmix on Pandora.

Wrote more Nikola Tesla/Henry Jekyll today along with my NaNo/Ni90. I keep meaning to switch over to my *actual* backup projects but that just does not seem like it is going to happen. I also wrote a crack short thing that involved modern era!college AU Five because it makes me happy. I don't know why else.

I have a write-in tomorrow where hopefully I will get words in but, if i don't, I am still ahead, so that is okay. I am going to try and get a little more ahead tomorrow night just in case but I don't know if it is going to happen, as I am at the part of the Road Trip story I know NOTHING about. Not that I knew a lot about City exactly but I know the general gist of City whereas with Road Trip, I am going to be pulling out my Tarot cards soon and having them direct the story.

I kind of wanted to stay up and do more writing than what I got today but I am getting really fuzzyheaded and I think I am going to put on a movie or something and just curl up for a while. I dont know. We will see. I wish I had S3 of Sanctuary, cause I would put that on right now.
whatawaytoburn: ([Misc] In the night)
NaNo: 12,821
Ni90: 5,293
Other words: 1,158
Total words this month: 19,272

Caffeine: 2 cups of coffee.
Procrastination method of the day: There wasn't really much procrastinating today. I talked with people a little bit in between sprints but otherwise i was pretty good.
Music choices: Quickmix on Pandora because iTunes was being stupid and I don't know what to do about it. *sigh*OF MUSICS.

Wrote ALL THE THINGS today. All of them. I am proud of me. I might have done this becuase I think I am getting sick but y'know, whatever. I did what I have to do. I don't care.

came out to my psych doctor and that went well which is a very nice thing. And she knew about polyamory! It made me super happy and she thinks Morgan and I are Doin' It Right which, I know I shouldn't need validation but considering my mother things it's just horrible and wrong, makes me really, really happy.

I tried to go hang out at Panera but I got a bad table and I just...was really twitchy going there, so I dind't wind up staying. I need to see if I can find a spot that I cna camp out in that is not the house though, as I would like to write in places that well, are not the house. I may try the sports ba ina couple of days and see how that works. I wish I lived near other places.
whatawaytoburn: ([Writing] Non functional)
NaNo: 9,118
Ni90: 3,497
Other words: 0
Total words this month: 12,615

Caffeine: 4 1/2 cups of coffee.
Procrastination method of the day: Plurk, journaling sites, podcasts, chasing my dog and sleeping.
Music choices: My very small writing playlist. But it got the job done, so I don't care. I need to build it up more but I kind of stumble onto the songs, rather than am able to pick the out from my MASSIVE COLLECTION OF MUSICS.

I got my words in relatively early today and if my brain had not stated to fuck up, I probably could have gotten more. I just....no, my brain stopped working right and I gave in. I'm going to go out tomorrow and see if I can maybe get more words out if I'm at Panera and blasting my music or something. We will see.

I keep feeling bad that my Ni90 doesn't have nearly as many words as my NaNo but then I keep telling myself that its OKAY. That it is the point and I have more than what I actually nejed for Ni90, my brain is just determined to try and stress me out until I cry. *facepalms*

I have a psych doctor appointment tomorrow, so I don;t know how that is going to jive with my writing. Between that and probably doing the most writing on Anthea, assuming I go out, it will be interesting to see if it makes any sort of a difference. I'm hoping it makes a
whatawaytoburn: (Default)
NaNo: 7,045
Ni90: 2,461
Other words: 0
Total words this month: 9,506

Caffeine: 5 cups of coffee.
Procrastination method of the day: Plurk, journaling sites and podcasts.
Music choices: Road Trip got written to a lot of Celtic rock music and Citverse got written to the almighty shuffle.

Oh today. I am just so ready for today to be over. I've been emotionally all over the place, my family pissed me off royally, my body decided to say fuck all and stop working right and it's just been a hell of a day. I got all my words though and for that, I am fucking proud.
whatawaytoburn: ([Writing]  At work)
NaNo: 4,686
Ni90: 1,028
Other words: 0
Total words this month: 5,714

Caffeine: 3 cups of coffee, a half a cup of tea.
Procrastination method of the day: Other people! Oh, ohter people, you are horribly distracting indeed.
Music choices: More Halloween music. There were some musicals but it mostly stayed on the creepy playlist for the day.

So, I didn't do much writing during the day. I know that I should have done more but I was so tired and out of it that it just did not happen. And when I thought I would get writing done at the write-in, it...did not happen. I had a good time but there was little writing to be had.

I'm going to another write-in on Sunday in which i expect there will be proper words acquired but we will see.

I have started my Ni0- which is a good thing. I kind of hate it right now but I am going to try and push past that and hope to everything that it does not leave me wanting to cry and curl up like what happened last year. We will see, I suppose. Mrrrg.
whatawaytoburn: ([Writing] Epilogue)
NaNo: 4,686:
Ni90: 0
Other words: 0
Total words this month: 4,686

Cups of coffee: 1 and 1/2
Procrastination method of the day: Plurk and DW
Music choices: Halloween music and Jekyll and Hyde. There was a little Florence and the Machine and Carbon Leaf in there too.

I am telling my story in twi different POVs and I did not know I was going to be doing that until I got to the point where it split off into the vlog portion of the story. I am oakyw with this though, as it did help me get my words, so y'know,t hat's cool. I just would have also like dot have know.

I also found out that not one but two of my characters don't actually fall into the gender binary. *shakes head* Guys This is the stuff you tell so I don't misgender you. I need to go adjust Sid's info in the cast list but I am lazy and will do it tomorrow.

I a going to start on Cityverse tomorrow hen I go to the write-in.

Now I get to try and...wind down.; This should be interesting.
whatawaytoburn: ([Cats] Default)
Words: 1082
Words for the week: 54859
What's been written: Lots anbd lots of bingo prompts
Reason for stopping: Drowsiness is starting to eat my brain

Noise quality: My pretty playlist. It's been easy to write when I have pretty noise
Time I woke up: some time around eleven thirsty or so, which is impressive since I didn't go to sleep until five or so.
Amount of Caffeine had: about three cups of coffee and lots of chocolate covered espresso bits.
Things that should be getting done instead of writing: Stitching, which I've been doing on and off anyway, writing down my emotions and probably cleaning up my living space.

I have an appointment tomorrow with a woman from my group therapy. I don't know what we'll talk about but I expect I['ll probably be going five times a week after the hospital. I'm also hoping that she's going to tell me a little about the program my mother wants me to do.

I am learning how to knit! I started a scarf last night in the wee hours of the evening and I am still working on it. When I have actually made more than a line and a half, there will be picture.s. I am very excited.

I have been writing like a demon for [community profile] origfic_bingo which has been really nice. Tomorrow I'm probably going to try and do a more creative line, that way I'm not spamming the comm with my silly writings.

So yes, that's been my life the past day or so. Not that exciting but I'm okay with that.
whatawaytoburn: ([Coffee] Dark)
Words: 1921
Words for the week: 1921
What's been written: Various ficlets for prompts
Reason for stopping: I'm getting really sleepy.

Noise quality: Mostly music but I've been on and off watching Huge for the past night or so.
Time I woke up: I honestly do not know.
Amount of Caffeine had: Two cups of coffee.
Things that should be getting done instead of writing: Costuming, writing in my anxiety journal, sorting through Sam and trying to get rid of some of the clutter, sleeping, Possibly other stuff too but I can't think of anything.

Yesterday we went to Ybor city which wasn't bad. We got food and people watched and rediscovered a lovely store that I think I'[m going to probably go to when I start gathering costume stuff.

Today was a lot of sleeping. Last night was not the greatest night and I wound up drugging myself just so I could go to sleep. Things aren't bad now, my brain is at a low hum when it was screaming for me to do stupid things yesterday. It's not great but I'll take it.

Group tomorrow and the the psychologist on Tuesday. I'm not entirely looking forward to either session but I know I need to go. Maybe I'll get lucky and the van won't show up.

I think all I really want to do is curl up and write some more but my brain is getting too tired for words. Hopefully I'll still feel this way tomorrow
whatawaytoburn: ([Cats] Hugs)
Words: 2571
Words for the week: 4999 (I can't decide if this irritates me or amuses me)
What's been written: Two cast lists and a section of the Spice novel.
Reason for stopping: My brain is just not working tonight. I might try again later but I really don't see anything happening until tomorrow.

Noise quality: Some show my mother is watching and music on random.
Time I woke up: 1:30 PM. I went to sleep at about 8PM the previous day. Yeah, that is definitely oversleep.
Amount of Caffeine had: Three cups of coffee and I'll be getting my fourth when I'm done writing this entry.
Procrastination method of the day: S1 of Buffy.
Things that should be getting done instead of writing: Making a list of foods I need for various recipes.

I slept like all hell last night but I didn't sleep at all the previous night so I guess it balances out. I'm kind of annoyed because the serious oversleep has kind of left me without brain to do much. I'm trying to get it but its failing pretty miserably.

Group went well yesterday,I met a woman who's really sweet, likes cats and clove cigarettes and is generally awesome. She kind of made my Monday. What didn't make my Monday was the fact that I was late coming home and wound up missing my psych appointment. I hate talking to people ont he phone after I've fucked up but luckily my aunt did most of the talking and I just had to decide what day I would do the appointment.

Tomorrow is the psychiatrist, group and, if I'm still in the mood after all the running around, Barnes And Noble. We're also going to try and straighten out the bedroom some but I don't know how well that's going to go. I might just stay up all night getting it straightened but I'm trying to tell myself that's not the best idea.

My bed is exactly where it used to be which...does not entirely sit well with me. I need to move other things around in that room because if I leave it the way it is (a big mess with my bed being the only neat thing) it's going to make me have a breakdown.

My nails are black and orange though, this cheers me up a little bit.
whatawaytoburn: ([Writing] How it gets done)
Words: 2428.
Words for the week: 2428
What's been written: Section of the Spice novel, a random ficlet for Sebastian and a cast list.
Reason for stopping: It's two forty-five and I do not think I can brain anymore

Noise quality: Lots of music on random, Strange Brew (a collection of short stories) and the chatter you get at a bookstore cafe.
Time I woke up: Around two in the afternoon. My sleep schedule is painfully off right now.
Amount of Caffeine had: At least four cups of coffee plus a large drink at Barnes And Noble.
Procrastination method of the day: I did not procrastinate that much but when I did I poked at audiobooks, print books and...No, that's it. Just lots of books.
Things that should be getting done instead of writing: Notes for my psychologist on Monday, getting my room arranged, general life things.

So this would be the tally I mentioned a few days ago. I'm going to try and do it every day that I actually get writing done because....Well, I don't know, because I can and it makes me happy. I am a loser, shush.

My day was mostly comprised of Barnes And Noble and home. I meant to do more things, my mother had a whole list of things that we were going to do but both of us got lazy and none of it ever got done.

We shall see if anything useful actually gets done tomorrow. If not I have Monday which will be a very busy day but at least I'll have already been doing things.


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