NaNoWriMo Winners Thread 2017

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Maggie Maxwell

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Only halfway through the month, and there's already a handful of AWers crossing the finish line, which means it's time for the annual Winners Thread! Come celebrate your victory and get your well deserved cheers.

:hooray::hooray::hooray::Trophy::hooray::hooray::hooray:
 

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Does anyone know when they open validation?

Also, I'm a wee bit sad. This is the first time in more than a year that I haven't had a work in progress. And I have no ideas right now. Feels like facing a giant sinkhole.
 

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I reached 50k on Monday, and I'm now finished the book at 60,241 words

(My goal was 60k in less than 3 weeks, so I'm right where I want to be)
 

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I just validated. I soooooo want to get to The End but I probably have another 3k to go.

Congratulations to all the winners!:hooray:
 

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You can make it by the 30th, no problem.
 

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Huh, I didn't realize there was a separate thread for this.

The NaNo site actually has a "Goal Achieved On" stat (the 22nd for me) so that's quite convenient!

*blows the 50k-azoo for everyone who's won so far (not that you lose if you still wrote a bunch of words but not 50k words)* :partyguy:
 

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Cheering you all on!
I haven't validated yet because I like green, but NaNo's word count was only about 200 less than Scrivener's a bit ago, so I'm definitely a winner!

Okay, I validated so that I could read through it all and start editing
 
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Does it count if you happen to finish the last few thousand words of a novel on November 26th after completing the outline of the sequel? It actually took me two years to get the 95k on this one.
 

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Done. 50.640 words. Now I'll take a day or so to relax and then keep working. The last parts have been somewhat difficult to write since I'm in the mushy middle.
 

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Done! Complete with my additional goals, too: beginning, middle, and end, running at PAR all month :tongue

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I quite enjoyed that, actually. I'll have to keep that exact-word-count-goal thing in mind in the future.
 

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Not a winner myself, but congratulations to all who reached their 50k!

:PartySmil:TheWave::PartySmil:TheWave::PartySmil:TheWave::PartySmil
 

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I couldn't participate this year, so I'm envious of all who tried and thrilled for those who succeeded! Congratulations all!
 

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Finally an update...

This was my first ever participation, which ended in failure, but that's okay.

I had some personal family tragedies that made me lose interest in writing, and made me go on a writing hiatus. I'm back now, and finally finishing up my book that I started writing back in November.

However, on reflection, I've realized that a novel wasn't meant to be for this story, but I think a series (or just a sequel after this one) would be good enough because I wanted to end this book on a cliffhanger anyway (like the original inception of the story).
 

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