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$10novel – day 13 – BOOM!

As i write this, i am sweaty and sticky from fulfilling my exercise duties. Soon i shower and, you know, go to bed.

Holly, my money stays mine! Sandwiches will have to be purchased in the usual fashion.

But, because i am a beneficent in my winning status, i give Holly an awesome lime green phone:awesome_lime_green_phone

Tomorrow: DAY OFF!

Body Update:

Food: Ate raw in the morning, had Thai red curry for lunch (soooo good), ate raw for dinner … then went out for ice cream! Ah well.

Mel forced my hand, so i did 7 DDR songs, 10 pushups, and 9 ab exercises (20 reps each.)

It’ll do.


$10novel – day 13

Day 13!?!? Oh noes!

Well, i literally have one more completed scene to draw from, and then it’s all uncharted territory. I just spent a little while making a list of unanswered questions and unfired guns, which will hopefully point me at new scenes as i go.

Today’s contestant: My friend Holly Arrow.

I have to reach 56,000 words before i go to bed tonight, or i’ll owe Holly ten bucks, which she will likely use to buy herself and Bruce subway sandwiches. Oh crap! I already owe Holly money! I guess i’ll endeavor to write today’s words and still pay holly. 😛

Body Update:

Am eating pretty well. Just had juice, fruit and nuts for breakfast. I’m going out to lunch, but at least i’m biking there.

Mel’s going to kick my butt if i don’t do some real exercise, so i’m going to commit to doing at least 6 songs of DRR, 10 pushups and a full set of ab exercises. If i don’t do it, i’ll send Mel (or the non-profit of her choosing) $5.

Come on, people. Let’s go get that day!

#$10novel – day 12 – Smack!

Jeesh. I just wrote 3400 words between 9:30 and Midnight. Whew.

Loreen, i take my money back. So there. 😛

But you get a dradle!

ACT II is in full on emo mode. I’m going to have to find ways to lighten it up a little. I also think i need to find some time to do some plotting cause i’m running out of plot fast.

Anyway, tired. Going to bed.


$10novel – day 12

Today is yet another day where nearly every second is accounted for. Mostly for things i’m not all that excited about. Going to try to get some writing done as soon as i send this.

ACT II, i is in it. From now on, things are going to get harder and harder as i diverge away from my original outline. Anyway…

Today’s contestant: Loreen Heneghan, who can kill men with a thought.

I have to reach 53,000 words before i go to bed tonight, or i’ll owe Loreen ten bucks, which she will no doubt spend on debauchery, scams and intrigue. She must be stopped!

Novelburns Update:

The burns continue to spread like a virus. I started to dye my hair today and decided to throw some dye on them. They REALLY stand out now.

What you looking so smug about, dork boy?

What you looking so smug about, dork boy?

I’ll hopefully dye them bright purple next.

Body Update:

Hoping to get some exercise in today, but it’s not feeling likely. Had raw food for breakfast, so that feels pretty good. We’ll see about the rest.


#$10novel – day 11 – SNORT!

Dammit. I made myself cry again.

The end of ACT I is kind of intense for me. I guess i forgot.

Anyway, i’m on page 257, (50,243 words in.)

ACT I is done. Whew.

No $10 for Emily, so she doesn’t have to feel guilty. 😛

Instead, Emily gets a dragon of awesome!

Novel Excerpt:

     Ras took Joyce’s hand, squeezed it and turned to go, But he pulled her back, leaned in close to her ear. He whispered but she heard him perfectly through the cacophonous noise. “My dear, thank you so much for what you do for me tonight. May all your dreams come true.”
     She leaned away, didn’t know what to say, so she just smiled and made her way to the stage.
     Backstage was almost as loud as the club. She and Beth and Brian wove their way in to the dark wings. Beth and Brian set down their bags sort through their juggling gear.
     The lights flared and Beth saw a man in a side room, sitting in a wheelchair staring at the floor. He looked sad.
     She wanted to go to him but was distracted when the band finished their song. The crowd swelled to a deafening roar.

Next up: Loreen Heneghan

P.S. –

Body Update:

Food: Raw and Vegan, plus juice
DDR: 0 songs
Bike: 40 mins
Walk: 6 blocks
Push-ups: 10
Abs: 0 mins