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27 November 2007 @ 10:17 am
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The NaNo is finished!! I reached 50,000 words, now all I have to do is wait until the end of the month and go to the website to turn it in for word count. Whew.... I'm glad I did it, but I tell you, the pressure...I may not do it next year. But hey, at least I can say I did it.

And that also means that I'll be back to doing graphics again as well. YEAH! I missed them! I have some contests to enter later in the week. :D

So on to the other stuff...

These meme's were snagged from stardust78 ...

Seven Things That Scare You
1. Bees
2. Burger King king (spooks the crap outta me!)
3. Being alone
4. Anything happening to my husband or kids
5. Being pinned down
6. Elevators
7. Tight spaces

Seven Important Things In Your Room
1. Computer
2. Phantom poster
3. 300 poster
4. Phantom doll (mini Erik ;) )
5. Scottish doll (very old, belonged to my Mom)
6. My DVD's
7. My dog

Seven Random Facts About You
1. I collect coca-cola memorabelia
2. I'm terribly impatient about most things
3. My biggest pet peeve is people who are late or don't do what they say they'll do
4. I can eat my weight in Chinese food
5. I would love to sleep overnight at the Paris Opera House
6. I want to go to Vegas but dread the flight
7. I live dead center of the bible belt

Seven Things You Plan To Do Before You Die
1. See all three of my kids through college
2. Drive on the interstate to another state
3. See the Paris Opera House
4. Travel to Stirling, Scotland
5. Re-write and re-publish my first book because I think it would make a cute chick flick
6. Visit Montreal (run Roxanne run!)
7. Stand outside the fountain at the Bellagio on Vegas just like they did in Ocean's Eleven

Seven Things You Can Do
1. Write
2. Run a computer
3. Drive a car
4. Swim
5. Make graphics
6. Build webpages using just HTML code
7. Take halfway decent photographs

Seven Things You Cannot Do
1. Run swiftly
2. Drive without my glasses
3. Be patient when needed
4. Take long car rides (longer than about 4 hours)
5. Sing (and make it sound the least bit pretty)
6. Dance
7. Sit down on the floor (I'd never get up again LOL!)

Seven Things On Someone That Catch Your Attention
1. Eyes
2. Smile
3. Hands
4. Voice (accent)
5. Height
6. Thighs
7. What they're wearing

Seven Things You Say The Most
1. Hey!
2. How are ya?
3. Whatevah (lol)
4. Yahoo sucks
5. Duh!
6. Like hello!
7. Don't even go there!

Seven Celebrity Crushes
1. Gerard Butler
2. Gerard Butler (yep, twice....for obvious reasons)
3. Michael Fassbender
4. Jack Davenport
5. Alex O'laughlin
6. Jason Dohring (a mini crush...I know, waaaaay too young for me, but he's adorable)
7. Billy Zane (though not so much anymore)

This is so not true, but I love the movie anyway, completely cheesy!!

Your Christmas is Most Like: A Very Brady Christmas

For you, it's all about sharing times with family.
Even if you all get a bit cheesy at times.

Your Elf Name Is...

Ditzy Snow Bunny

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How I'm feeling: chipperchipper
Heikeabyssinia on November 27th, 2007 05:29 pm (UTC)
What exactly is NaNo ? I read it before a couple of times but i have no idea what you are all talking about ?!?!?
Crazy Cheeky Girly Geek: Erik dark coloringgreeneyedmissy on November 27th, 2007 08:18 pm (UTC)
The full wording is NaNoWriMo and it stands for National Novel Writing Month. It only happens in November and you sign up on their website. You're supposed to write a novel in one month that's at least 50,000 words. Its a huge challenge, considering thats over 100 pages or so. The counter on the right sidebar shows my current progress. :)
Heikeabyssinia on November 27th, 2007 08:24 pm (UTC)
Oh wow...50.000 words. That´s A LOT. *lol* Thanks for telling me.
Crazy Cheeky Girly Geek: Erik-Sweet Seductiongreeneyedmissy on November 27th, 2007 08:30 pm (UTC)
Very welcome!

Not the first time I've written 50,000 word novels, just the first time I've done it in a month. UGH...don't know if I'll be doing it again. Thank goodness you don't have to submit it to anyone to read, just for word count, cuz mine is nothing but jumble. :)
Heikeabyssinia on November 27th, 2007 08:32 pm (UTC)
And you still have more than 10.000 words to do. LOOOOOTS of work. I have never done anything like this before.
Crazy Cheeky Girly Geek: coke 10centsgreeneyedmissy on November 27th, 2007 09:34 pm (UTC)
I hadn't either. It was a great challenge. I suppose the best part of it all was that there was no expectation to make it perfect because you don't have to show anyone if you don't have to. I could just type and type and type and let it go. Only the prologue at this point is edited enough for anyone to read. Whether it sees the light of day or not I don't know, but it was fun nonetheless.
(Anonymous) on November 30th, 2007 04:41 pm (UTC)
Way to go!!
Yay Melissa! I am glad you explained that was was, too! I thought it was an Ipod thingie...and was wondering how 50,000 fits into that!!!!

Congrats! And interesting things about you. You BETTER get to Vegas (should I run, too? LOL) so I can really and truly and finally meet you! :-)

Crazy Cheeky Girly Geek: Erik Stalksgreeneyedmissy on December 1st, 2007 02:44 pm (UTC)
Re: Way to go!!
Thanks Ally! And yes, I still plan on Vegas sometime next year, so look out! :D