Wow. You ever write that one sentence that's supposed to lead into the next paragraph and realize that one sentence is the perfect ending for the chapter?
Hello...My name is Amanda and I'm a pantser, erm...an outliner,..um, pantser...outliner,,,pat..out......p..0..p
Yes, that is my brain going pop.
I can get terribly off track and lost pantsing (my natural inclination), so I decided to try outlining. I've outlined somethings, but not gotten to actually write them until now - for NaNo. I had my current WIP halfway outlined from last year. I re-outlined this year and actually figured out the last 1/3rd and the ending of the book. I set to writing on that part when NaNo started. This weekend I decided to go back to the beginning and fill in some pieces only to have the pantsing not match the outlining.
Blargh...it's really making my brain hurt. I also figured the story line a bit different in my October outlining than in the outlining I did last year. They are both good so I'm stuck on which way to go. I'm not attached to either. I know I can't waste to much time figuring this out because I only have 24 days left at this point.
I guess the answer is to just sit down and start writing...whatever....sort of pantsing, but I have this outline,...pa...ou...pop...
That's it! Everyone just has really bad sex scenes....50,000 worth.
Wow. I just happened to remember. Today is the anniversary of the day I got clean. 24 years clean. I was 24 when I stopped using. Kind of awesome.
I think my biggest one is YAY IT'S FRIDAY!!!!! I have great plans tomorrow to rack up some serious wordage unless that is I sneak off to the woods with my husband.
1. So far, most of my friends have gotten the plague, but I've manage to avoid it.
2. Trucking right along on NaNo. Lots of motivation. Woot!
3.The weather is turning fall-ish
4. Went to a great birthday party for my friend Bambi. It was the birthday of silly hats.
5. I'm alive and well and my family is health.
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