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CrowCAH
David Copperfield | Charles Dickens
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Current #audiobook and I feel like Dickens was using the #NaNoWriMo form of writing, repeat full names every time you talk to them, about them, or think about them! Gets a little redundant.

CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian In a Victorian lit class I took many years ago, we talked about the repeating name thing and apparently one reason Dickens and others did this was because their novels were published serially in periodicals and there could be a long time in between chapters, so they felt like they needed to remind readers who everyone was in cause they'd forgotten. It's also why many characters have weird schticks like a catchphrase or a unique article of clothing 1mo
CrowCAH @CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian I totally understand that, makes sense, don‘t want to confuse the reader between episodes. But in the same three paragraphs repeating one name like ten times, when I know who is doing what action. It gets bogged down with the names. 1mo
CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian @CrowCAH haha, that is excessive, I think they also got paid by the word so that's another explanation! 1mo
CrowCAH @CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian that was my thinking, pay by the word. So why not slip in extra words here and there and no one the wiser to the scheme! 😆 1mo
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TK-421
Check-in time! | United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region, United States. Dept. of Agriculture
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I met my #BFC2022 reading goal for February (with the exception that I didn‘t read any books from my own shelves). I still only walked twice a week but I‘m OK with that. Unfortunately, I didn‘t do any biking and very little revision on my #Nanowrimo novel. I‘m going to try again in March with a more modest word count goal for the revision and do my best to actually read some of my own books instead of just library books and get biking!

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 Keep making great progress! 5mo
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Awk_Word_Smith
Untitled | Anonymous
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The graph is quite misleading in that I got super busy and lazy logging my word count. I‘m about 2k words short of being done but super happy with my WIP. I should wrap up the first draft in the next week—Christmas decor willing. I hope everyone had fun this year because let‘s be honest—that really is the point.

#NaNoWriMo #nanowrimo2021 #books #WritingCommunity #author #authors #amwriting #amediting #writers #BookTwitter #BookWorm #bookstagram

wanderinglynn Awesome! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 8mo
ozma.of.oz Yay! I was so glad to find other NaNoWriMo writers on here! 🎉🎉 8mo
Awk_Word_Smith @ozma.of.oz Me too! I was posting on Instagram as well, but I was feeling more ❤️ on Litsy — as always! 8mo
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Awk_Word_Smith @wanderinglynn Maybe next year, I‘ll actually finish a draft! 😂 8mo
wanderinglynn I have hit 50k a few times in all the years I‘ve participated but I‘ve never finished a draft. 😆 8mo
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ozma.of.oz
Untitled | Anonymous
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#NaNoWriMo I‘m going to continue picking at this project, I think. I like where I‘m going with it. 👍🏻

Total: 45,801

JamieArc Great job! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 8mo
wanderinglynn Awesome! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 8mo
Clare-Dragonfly That is awesome! 8mo
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BiblioLitten 👏🏼👏🏼 8mo
Trashcanman Awesome 8mo
SolaRaynor Congrats! 8mo
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ozma.of.oz
Untitled | Anonymous
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#NaNoWriMo This draft isn‘t finished yet, but I had an idea for a sequel. I wasn‘t planning on a sequel. 😂😂

Total: 43,994

wanderinglynn Awesome! Way to go! 🙌🏻 And isn‘t that always the way it goes? Ideas hatch & grow! 9mo
Reggie I tried this once, got to 10k words and quit. You‘ve done so great! 8mo
julesG 🎉🎉🎉 8mo
Awk_Word_Smith ❤️ this! 8mo
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j9brown
Untitled | Unknown
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50,000 words 😵‍💫
Did this, don't know how, it was a crazy busy month. But I'm one of those weirdos who gets more done the busier I am. It's either panic or potato for me, no in between.
#nanowrimo

Ruthiella Well done! 👏👏👏 9mo
eeclayton Congrats! 👏👏👏 9mo
ju.ca.no Woow congrats 🥰🥳🥳🥳👏🏼👏🏼 9mo
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KatieDid927 🎉🎉🎉 9mo
Chrissyreadit 👏 🥳 🎉! 9mo
JessClark78 Congratulations! 9mo
RaeLovesToRead Woo! Nice going! 🥳🥳🥳 9mo
Lesliereads 🙌🏾👏🏾👏🏾 9mo
fredamans Congrats!! 9mo
Librarybelle Congratulations! 9mo
MaureenMc 👏👏👏 9mo
Jas16 🙌🏽 9mo
ozma.of.oz Woohoo! Congratulations! 🎉🎉🎉 9mo
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ozma.of.oz
Untitled | Anonymous
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#NaNoWriMo There‘s a little voice right now in my head, telling me I already know I‘m not going to make it to 50k, so I should just go ahead and stop now. But I wanted to make it to the end, writing every day, and I am going to do that.

Total: 41,738

Ruthiella 41k plus words is nothing to sneeze at! Well done 👍. 9mo
Lucy_Anywhere Keep going! Writing as much as you have done is still an amazing achievement - well done 🎉 9mo
Clare-Dragonfly Heck yeah! Good for you! 9mo
RaeLovesToRead You're doing amazing! 🎉🎉 9mo
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ozma.of.oz
Untitled | Anonymous
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#NaNoWriMo I‘m not going to hit 50k, and I‘m okay with that. 😁 I‘ve managed to write everyday, kept on project, and I like what I‘ve got. I don‘t think I‘ve ever had quite as successful a NaNoWriMo as this before. ❤️

Total: 40,045

Yuki_Onna Congrats! This is awesome! 🙌 9mo
Soubhiville Yay! That‘s terrific! 9mo
Clare-Dragonfly That‘s wonderful! 9mo
SolaRaynor Congrats :) 9mo
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Fr3NcHtOaSt
Untitled | Unknown
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Just joined NaNoWriMo. Add me. I need some buddies and writing partners.

#NaNoWriMo #writing #novels

SolaRaynor Congratulations! I've been writing every day but am not doing the word count part :) 9mo
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ozma.of.oz
Untitled | Anonymous
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#NaNoWriMo Between naps all day, I managed to write a bit and read almost half of a Stargate/Avatar the Last Airbender crossover fanfic. 😅😅

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