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NaNoWriMo: Probably Crazy, Probably Winning

You'll be finished soon!
You’ll be finished soon!

I’m on track to finish NaNoWriMo this Friday. I am probably crazy…but aren’t all WriMos a little crazy by this point? 😉 I wrote over 2509 words today. I have 7449 words left to go. Even if some disaster strikes, I’m close enough now that I know I’ll make it unless, you know, the disaster is of a world-ending variety. (Last thought of the dinosaurs: “Damn, I didn’t finish my novel!”) As usual by this point in NaNo, my brain feels like it’s melting. The trick is to finish before it turns completely to goo.

42,251 words in 17 days. The end is nigh! (And I mean that is a good way.) 😀

Good luck to all my fellow WriMos! I’m rooting for you! Just look at that pic and tell yourself, “I’ll be finished soon!”


Ainy Rainwater has been writing and publishing short stories, essays, and novels in various genres for about 30 years. She lives in the greater Houston area with her husband and rescue dogs. She enjoys reading, writing, playing guitar and percussion, gardening, knitting, tea, baking and other kitchen improvisations, daydreaming, and wasting time online. Her novels are available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple, Kobo, Smashwords, and other bookstores. She is presently working on a chick lit fantasy series as well as a number of side projects, including a sequel to If Wishes Were Spaceships, a science fiction novel published in March 2016. Her most recent fiction and works in progress are regularly posted to her subscribers on Patreon. She is also known for the digital pop which she makes under the name Gymshoes. "Everest Sunrise" was featured in the documentary What It Takes. After hurricanes Katrina and Rita she released an EP of songs, A Tropical Depression, the profits of which go to benefit the American Red Cross. Gymshoes albums are available from iTunes, Amazon, and other online stores. For more about Gymshoes music, please see, which has liner notes, links to social media, streaming music, and much more. You can find the author on Facebook, Instagram, Goodreads, and Twitter. She occasionally contributes to the group food blog, The Usual Suspects: and posts short miscellaneous things on The Mighty Microblog: A Truant Disposition, is Ainy Rainwater's official author site.

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