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January 21st, 2019

It’s Monday again and January’s almost over, can you believe it?  Honestly, I’m stunned.

Nothing exciting happening in this end of the world.  I am thrilled in a dorky sort of way.  My in-laws gave me an Aerogarden for Christmas.  I’ve been wanting one of these dumb things for about ten years now and never was able to get one.  It’s kind of crazy how fast my herbs are growing though.  The basil and dill are out of control.  Can’t wait until they’re big enough to harvest so I can make some herb bread.

See, I told you – dorky.

Reminders:

1. Flash Challenge!  Your flash challenge prompt is: surf.  Give me 100 words or a graphic and I’ll reward you with my undying love and admiration.

2. Last week’s challenges:
3. Big Buddy 65%!  How are you doing?  So far, so good over here.  I’m about 2k over where I need to be and that makes me happy.

asphaltcowgrrl – 13,000
kaige68 – 2,015
cmk418 – 3,250
agdhani – 32,500
simplyn2deep – 3,640
sharpiesgal – 4,550
bizarra – 2,600
thatwasjustadream.dreamwidth.org  - 9,750
csichick_2 – 8,281
jstabe – 6,500
haldoor – 2,015
flipflop_diva – 8,125
shinysylver – 5,200

Signups for January are here!  It’s a little late in the month, but signups are always welcome.    Let me know if I missed anyone or miscalculated.  There’s a reason why I’m part of a writing community and not a math community.

The Daily Count challenge is here , in case you need to check when you’re up next.

That’s about it from the desert southwest today.  How’s your week looking?  Any big or fun plans on the horizon?  Hopefully you aren’t buried under snow, but if you are, stay warm and be careful on the roads.

Word of the Day 01/21/19 Memorist

Memorist (noun)
memorist [mem-er-ist]


noun
1. a person who has a remarkably retentive memory.


Origin: First recorded in 1675–85; memor(y) + -ist

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

Daily count challenge to... shinysylver

Did a lot of non-writing things today for the most part- saw "Bohemian Rhapsody", watched a little hockey, and made a batch of chocolate chip cookies.

But I did get some writing done. 228 words, which put a nice little bow on a WIP that's been languishing in my document folder since 2012 (did it still count as "in progress" if it's been there that long?)

And now, shinysylver, it's all yours. Have fun & happy writing!

Daily Count reminder

How is the writing thing going for you? Any bumps or hiccups in remembering the days you're accountable for?

If not, great! If so, that's still great! We're going to help you with that!

Here are the next 7 people for the month! Let's cheer them on to get those words!!

TU 22 – shinysylver
WE 23 – bizarra
TH 24 – simplyn2deep
FR 25 – dreamy
SA 26 – agdhani

SU 27 – flipflop_diva
MO 28 – csichick_2



Happy continued writing!

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