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November 9th, 2009
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Why NaNoWriMo?

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Date:November 10th, 2009 03:19 am (UTC)
I'm just doing it because I've never participated before, and I want to see if I can do it. At fifteen thousand nine hundred so far, I think I can. Awesome! Plus, I wrote a nearly ten thousand word story up from scratch in something like four days a week before that. Typically I don't finish nearly that quickly.

The ten thou one actually sortof-kindof-maybe sets up the NaNo. Or at least hints at it. If things get really, truly desperate in the last two days, I might tack it on in front. But that seems rather cheesy, so it's Very Very Last Resort stuff, and only if I absolutely need it.

My only doubt is whether or not I should be putting it up somewhere as I write it. Because another harddrive crash would bite.

*adds you*
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Date:November 10th, 2009 09:13 am (UTC)
If your main concern is offsite backup, try copying and pasting to Google Docs. My experience is that posting to private entries in LJ works as a last resort, but gets annoying as it clutters up your private journal view.
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Date:November 10th, 2009 11:20 am (UTC)
Huh. All right, I'll try that!
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