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Awards and other Honors, NaNoWriMo 2013

And the Winner is: Me!

Camp-NaNoWriMo-2013-Winner-Lantern-Facebook-ProfileThere it is: a winner’s notification.

Oh, and do notice the one over on the right.

It was so good, I had to do it twice.

I am proud to say that I finished my novella during last month’s Camp NaNoWriMo and even surpassed my initial wimpy word count. Now I look forward to editing it and Christopher is busy doing some incredible art for me. I’m thinking about creating a shirt from one of his drawings just to self-promote it when it’s done 🙂 Anyway, congrat’s to my fellow camper-winners.

If you didn’t make your count this time, not to fret: think about all the words you did write that you might not have, had you not gone camping. And remember: camp rolls around multiple times a year so you can jump back in and get ‘er done!


  1. dmauldin53 May 1, 2013 9:15 pm

    Congratulations! I’m so proud for you. 🙂

    • AR Neal May 1, 2013 9:18 pm

      Thank you so much!

  2. Eric Alagan May 2, 2013 8:18 am

    Congratulations 🙂 An achievement to be proud of.

    • AR Neal May 2, 2013 1:24 pm

      Thanks, Eric!

  3. neenslewy May 2, 2013 10:08 am

    I am so glad you erased the word wimpy! All word counts are valid and it sounds to me like your writing is complete and good to go. Those of us with the higher word counts still have a mission ahead!

    Great advice
    If you didn’t make your count this time, not to fret: think about all the words you did write that you might not have, had you not gone camping. And remember: camp rolls around multiple times a year so you can jump back in and get ‘er done!

    and I love the t-shirt idea!

    • AR Neal May 2, 2013 1:16 pm

      🙂 If I were a runner, I would start as a short-trip one. Gotta get used to going the distance! I am hopeful to develop a 50,000 word manuscript of short stories for November’s NaNo though…we’ll see. Congrat’s to you too!

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