For the 2nd year in a row, I passed the 50,000 word milestone. I was cutting it very close this year, and I had spent a good part of the month way behind the goal. But with 12 minutes remaining on November 30, I validated my word count with NaNoWriMo to have a total of
There's still a lot of work to be done on this one before it's finished, but the story is there. And in a time when I was struggling to even begin this story, it is a huge accomplishment to be almost 51,000 words into it. Last December, I pretty much crashed after finishing NaNoWriMo but not this time. I hope to keep going strong, not stopping until my characters' stories are told.