Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 48-58

Project: SNAFU [Name to be changed, probably] Stage: Dictation Draft 1 Goal: 36 Scenes Deadline: Friday, August 03, 2018 Scenes Written: 29 Scenes Left: 7 Words Written: 57,295 Daily Average Words: 2,604 %Complete: 81% Dictation (in a car) Setup Recorder: Olympus WS-852 Headset: Andrea NC-181VM (3.5m mic jack) 2 Year Novel Progress: Weeks 48-58 have … More Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 48-58

Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 43-47

Project: SNAFU [Name to be changed, probably] Goal: 90,000 words Daily Quota: 1000 words per day Deadline: September 28, 2018 (90 work days) Words Written: 34,894  (10,491 words between July 17-24) Words Left: 55,106 Daily Average: 1,939  (Dropped because I did not dictate at all on two days) %Complete: 39% Dictation Setup Recorder: Olympus WS-852 … More Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 43-47

Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 38-42

Project: SNAFU [Name to be changed, probably] Goal: 90,000 words Daily Quota: 1000 words per day Deadline: September 28, 2018 (90 work days) Words Written: 24,403 Words Left: 65,597 Daily Average: 2,034 %Complete: 27% Dictation Setup Recorder: Olympus WS-852 Headset: Andrea NC-181VM (3.5m mic jack) Less writing progress this week. Once I hit the 2nd … More Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 38-42

Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 34-37

Project: SNAFU [Name to be changed, probably] Goal: 90,000 words Daily Quota: 1000 words per day Deadline: September 28, 2018 (90 work days) Words Written: 16,885 Words Left: 73,115 Daily Average: 3,377 %Complete: 19% Current setup Recorder: Olympus WS-852 Headset: Andrea NC-181VM *************** This week: July 2 – July 6, 2018 My project goals are … More Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 34-37

07/03/2018 Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 26-33

Progress: 7 Weeks of the course took me 8 months and 7 days to get through. This is not a failing of the course, it’s all me. But the course is amazingly flexible and allows for that sort of thing. And it wasn’t like I wasn’t doing anything. I was. I was learning to outline. … More 07/03/2018 Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel, Weeks 26-33

Outlines suck.

Why do outlines suck? Because they are stupid hard when you don’t actually know what you’re doing. Then again, a lot of things are stupid hard when you don’t know what you’re doing and are just starting out: Dance, running, bike riding, swimming, quantum physics… Outlines suck, but they’ve made my writing better. I mentioned … More Outlines suck.