wine on the keyboard

Report Card

by Kay~Kacey on 6/1/2005

okay, not actually a report card..though it is the end of school here :shock:. ..but a progress report at least. I’ve written 206 new pages in the last 3 weeks. Completely marked up and revised 272 pages of same manuscript and input all the changes. I’ve never done this volumn of writing this quickly. My whole immersion writing theory. I am SO into this book :love: I’m quite proud of myself. See, I surprised myself. I can be disciplined, who knew??? :beer:

I’m ready to write the ending. You know that Fear of First Page thing I had going on awhile ago? Well, now I have fear of last chapter. :roll: How to pull it all together. Tie up the lose strings. Make a satisfying ending.

And the bad thing?? I’m in my NO EXCUSES mode… :blah: Yes, I’ve heard them all, and I’m not allowing myself to use ANY excuse this time. So tomorrow I have to get over the fear of last chapter…and just write it. Maybe all of it if I can get into the flow.

Now I’m dreaming about how I’m going to reward myself for all my hard work… take a brief refill the well break and get back at it. Though, I’ll have that whole fear of first page thing to tackle again…

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Michelle June 1, 2005 at 8:00 pm

Good luck, Kacey!! I know you’ll do great. Drink lots of coffee and plow through it. :coffee2:

Sheri June 1, 2005 at 8:20 pm

You’re on fire! How many pages in how long. I wish. WTG.:coffee2:Celebrate!

Kelly June 1, 2005 at 8:30 pm

I’m the same way when I get toward the end of writing a book, it’s like my engine stutters and dies for a bit. :wink:

Good luck with yours!

Katie June 2, 2005 at 6:12 am

Hurray for the ending being written Today! :beer:
Hurray for something new coming soon!

Suzanne June 2, 2005 at 8:19 am

You can do it!!!!! Then you will deserve a fabulous break. :bath:

Margery June 2, 2005 at 8:24 am

You’ve done an incredible amount of work in the past few weeks,Kacey. Just think, one more chapter and you can CELEBRATE!!! You can do it!!!

Mary June 2, 2005 at 8:42 am

That’s great. We’ll have to celebrate in Reno!! :beer: I can’t wait for Reno. I want to relax.

Rene June 2, 2005 at 9:14 am

I can’t believe how much you have done!!! That is amazing. You will be fine with the last chapter. I have the same problem, particularly the last sentence. Mine always ends up so cheesy.

Melissa June 2, 2005 at 9:52 am

:beer:
WTG on the page count! Fabulous! And I like your “no excuses” mode. I need to get into that frame of mind more often. :roll:

kacey June 2, 2005 at 10:33 am

so, on my no excuses mode..I figured out I needed to write another scene for earlier in the book. Wrote that. No exucses so I didn’t count that as my writing for the day, which I usually would have and started on the ending, but found out I have to go into work for a bit. grrrrrrrrr :angry: But at least I’ve conquered the fear of last chapter because I started it. Hope to finish it later today :typing:

Tori June 2, 2005 at 10:54 am

You are really rockin’, Kacey!!! :beer: You definitely deserve time to relax and do whatever you want. :bath:

Steph T. June 2, 2005 at 2:26 pm

WTG on the page count!!! I’m a big fan of immersion. Unfortunately, I’m a big fan of excuses too, so I’m gonna hang out here for a while and hope some of that no excuses mode rubs off…:grin:

Here’s to your finishing -:beer:

Amy K June 2, 2005 at 10:03 pm

Wow! You are HOT! :angry: (Sorry, I’m not mad, but I needed his flames. *g*) Way to go! Good luck on the last chapter and yes, baby yourself for a few days after that.

Jill June 3, 2005 at 2:38 pm

Wow, you’ve done a lot of writing! Want to come do mine now? :crazy2:

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