Quick December Check-In!

Especially after a very long weekend!

Hi everyone!

Just wanted to check-in and reassure you that I’m still here! It’s been a busy Thanksgiving break, but I’m looking forward to the dust settling and getting back into the swing of things! I’ve missed blogging!

Now that November is over, I can finally put NaNoWriMo behind me. My final word count barely topped 19,000 words, so it’s pretty obvious that 2014 just wasn’t my year. However, I learned a ton, and I still made progress on my novel! Hoping that I can gain some momentum, keeping the creative juices flowing this month and into the new year!

As for my book quota, I’ve been much more successful at reading than writing. I’ve completed the audiobook version of Yes Please by Amy Poehler and will post my review later this week. In the meantime, I’m working my way through my 20th book of 2014: Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld. Looks like I’m ahead of the game of finishing my reading goal for this year!

I also watched “Mockingjay: Part 1″ and “Gone Girl” over the holiday, so be on the lookout for my movie reviews this month! This fall has been an excellent season for film adaptations of books, and 2014 will end with a bang with the final installment of “The Hobbit” trilogy! Can’t wait!

So while I try to find the time for all these blog posts, let me know how you’re doing! Read any good books or see any fun movies? And what are your plans for December? It’s been forever, so catch me up!

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2 thoughts on “Quick December Check-In!

  1. Congratulations on 19K words! That’s a huge accomplishment. I also saw Mockingjay and Gone Girl. I think I preferred Gone Girl, but Mockingjay made me antsy for Part II because I think it will blow me away! That’s the only problem with installments; it’ makes you anxious for the finale! Have a great day.

    • Thanks! I liked “Gone Girl” more as well, which is surprising since I’m not a big fan of creepy thrillers. I saw it late at night and it took a long time to fall asleep after, haha! As for “Mockingjay,” I hated the ending, so let’s just hope Pt. 2 is better on-screen than in the book!

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