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NaNoWriMo Log #3: I Won, Sort Of

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Drama on Drama on Drama

I was working through the Bad Guys Close In (downward spiral) and All is Lost (climax) Save the Cat beats during Week 3. I felt like that meme of Elmo in front of a raging fire.

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When Will It End?

As I begin Week 4, I’m ending Act 2 and beginning Act 3 of my novel. Looking back at my pacing during Week 1, I think I’ll be able to finish my novel before November’s over *crosses fingers*.

Week 3 (11/15–11/21) Word Count

What I Needed: 35,007 words
What I Have: 54,638 words



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Nia Simone McLeod

Freelance writer covering pop culture, creativity, race + other fun stuff | she/her | Subscribe to my newsletter: https://ohwrite.substack.com/welcome