The Sweetie Chronicles

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. ~William Wordsworth

May Trip Home

Everyone back in Georgia is expecting me to come home for Memorial Day weekend. Especially my Mom, who reminded me last night that if I don't come home, I won't see my family until July 4th at our beach trip. I realize that is a long time to go without seeing everyone, but at the same time, I feel like I am already taking too much vacation time between now and RWA Nationals.

So, I'm making a deal with myself. My word count goal for May 31st is 51,000 words. If I reach that goal early and have the full word count finished by the 27th of May, I can take the time off and head to Georgia. If I don't? Well, if I don't have the 51,000 words down yet, then I can't really afford the weekend off. G will be gone to a bachelor party that weekend, so I will just take the entire three days and write my ass off until I reach my goal. One way or another, I need to hit that word count goal on time so that I can keep on schedule. I do not want to go to Nationals without a completed novel to pitch, and right now, that's the most important thing.

As of this moment, my word count is just over 28,000 words. Eep! That means I need 23,000 words written in the next two weeks. Is that even possible? Well, I know it's possible for some people, but what I really mean is... is that possible for me? Yes! My inner voice says yes. I just have to work harder and keep my eye on the prize. And as far as the May trip home goes, I may not know if I'm going until the last minute. We shall see.

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