Vision: A Resource for Writers
Lazette Gifford, Editor

Hello from Zette


The end of the year is upon us...

Actually, at this point it's still a couple months away.  But that seems perilously close for someone looking at the list of things she still wants to accomplish before the dawn of 2004.

(Looks at outlines for NaNoWriMo, makes notes on predicted word count, looks at calendar and counts days until NaNo starts... shakes head in despair.)

At the moment I am only 177,310 words short of one million for the second year in a row.  Like last year, I had not intended it -- but I had a lot of good novels come my way this last year, and the count just sort of crawled up there when I wasn't looking.  With NaNoWriMo hitting in a couple days (looks at outlines again), I expect that I'll get at least half of that knocked down in November.  Will I make one million by December 31st?  I don't know.  It would be fun, but in the scheme of things... it doesn't matter.  What does matter is that I have once again achieved my most important goal for writing during the year.

I had fun.

And here's hoping that 2004 is just as productive for writing -- and fun for all of us.