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NaNoWriMo: FTW!

NaNo-2015-Winner-BannerAfter a slow late start, then numerous utterly pointless interruptions by clueless people, I finally did manage to write the last 4K+ words of the rough draft today. The sequel is complete and I’ve won NaNoWriMo again in 3 weeks or less. Strongest motivating factor this week? Wanting to take the weekend off. 🙂 So, yeah, I’m celebrating tonight, collapsing tomorrow. 😀 I’ll probably do my annual post-NaNo wrap-up post on my author blog next week. 🙂

Next goal: finish the second sock I’m knitting! (Taking bets whether I’ll finish it or run out of yarn today…Eek!) BTW, I’ve joined Ravelry! Friend me there if you’re a knitter. 🙂


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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