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The world's longest suicide note: ONE MILLION words.

I write about life with bipolar disorder (a.k.a. manic depression).

All opinions are my own.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Twenty-Six – High Dependency

42,000 words in 30 days. I'm pretty sure I'm not going to manage 8,000 words in a little over one hour (I'd need to do 103 words per minute) so I'm not going to 'win' NaNoWriMo this year. Damn.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Twenty-Five – High Dependency

So I broke through the 40,000 word mark. In theory it's all just coasting downhill to the finish line now... except there's only 4.5 hours left until my midnight deadline to complete a 50k word novel first draft. Oh well.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Twenty-Four – High Dependency

24.5 hours to produce another 10,000 words... why not? I've written 15,000 words in a day before.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Twenty-Three – High Dependency

I wrote half of this chapter back on the 23rd. I've just finished it. Only got another 12,000 words to write in 26.5 hours. No sleep for the wicked.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Seventeen – High Dependency

I've caught up halfway. Another chapter to go today... watch this space.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Sixteen – High Dependency

I'm 1,246 behind and I've got another 1,667 words to write, so that's 2,913 words in a day that I've got to write. So damn easy to slip with these writing projects. Oh well... keep plodding on I guess.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Fifteen – High Dependency

Writing a book is hard. Who would've thunk it? I've written 25,211 words, taking me just over the halfway point. 15 more days to go!


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Fourteen – High Dependency

It's 2am. I'm trying to catch up on word count and get back to enjoying writing, having gotten behind and felt like giving up. At least everything I've read in my research is confirming that I'm barking up the right proverbial tree, as it were.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Thirteen – High Dependency

I nearly quit. Have been feeling dreadfully ill, both physically and mentally. Somewhat re-composed myself after a wobble, but I still have to catch up on my word count.


#NaNoWriMo 2017: Day Twelve – High Dependency

Still paying the price for Saturday night's heavy drinking sesh. This damn book is not writing itself.