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Commit to your word count for the Summer Writers Club!
Lucy Silag - Book Country Community Manager
Posted: Thursday, May 22, 2014 5:07 PM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1357


Join us for the Summer Writers Club 2014! You can write 500 words a day for a grand total of 50K at the end of the summer, or sign up for a "half," committing to 250 words a day totaling 25K. We'll cheer each other on!

 

Post your word count commitment below!



FionaSkye
Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014 12:57 PM
Joined: 7/24/2013
Posts: 1


I'm going to try for 500 a day. I have two novels I need to finish, and I hope this will give me the big push I need!
Lucy Silag - Book Country Community Manager
Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014 2:17 PM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1357


Yeah, Fiona! I'm gonna try for the 500, too! cool

Sephira
Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014 2:44 PM

Have a new project I'm working on, so 500 words a day sounds good to me.

 

Edit... will be CampNaNo-ing this in July as well, so June will be mostly planning. So probably won't have any sort of word counts to post until a bit later (but still should hit 50K at least, by the end). 

--edited by Sephira on 6/1/2014, 8:40 PM--


NoellePierce
Posted: Friday, May 23, 2014 3:53 PM
Joined: 3/14/2011
Posts: 226


Not sure I have a full 50k left to write, but I could definitely use the kick in the pants...and kids will be in Summer Camp!!!!! (*ahem* I'm a tad excited about this). 

 

I'll pledge 500 a day until the story's done. After that, there's a lot of revising to do on about three stories, so...

 

x♥x

Noelle


Richard Binkele
Posted: Saturday, May 24, 2014 11:57 AM
Joined: 1/18/2013
Posts: 2


Working at rewriting an older manuscript, including changing the narrator, so let's say 250 wds/day and if I can do more I will.
Quinn49
Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2014 10:24 AM
Joined: 5/14/2014
Posts: 2


I can do 500 words/day...
Steve
Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2014 9:05 PM
Joined: 7/23/2013
Posts: 1


How do we join?

 

Steve


Sam Weller
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 7:22 AM
Joined: 5/13/2013
Posts: 8


I'm in for 250 with the hopes of doing more! It starts today!

--edited by Sam Weller on 5/27/2014, 7:22 AM--


Janet Umenta, Book Country Assistant
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:23 AM
Joined: 4/7/2014
Posts: 141


I'm aiming for 250 a day!

Matthew Larsen
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:27 AM
Joined: 3/22/2013
Posts: 1


I'm in for 500 words per day, with the goal of finishing my science fiction action adventure piece that's been lying around in various pieces for about four years. This year's the year!

 

Best of luck to everyone who commits to this; it's fun and challenging and best of all it gets you past the demons of self doubt.


ToddS
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:47 AM
Joined: 5/26/2014
Posts: 1


I am working on my novel this summer, which I will be using as my thesis project in my MFA program. I'm aiming for 250 words per day, but hope to push it to 500 eventually!
AlysArden
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:01 PM
Joined: 4/24/2013
Posts: 14


Hey y’all!

 

I really need this... my work schedule is about to get crazy and I am worried about it deterring my writing. I am game for 250 words a day. When things start to calm down for me in July, I’ll try to rev up to 500.

 

Nice to “meet” you all. And HI, Noelle, nice to meet you online after RT14


Voran
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:22 PM
Joined: 4/26/2011
Posts: 56


Hi everyone! I've been long absent from Book Country, but I just graduated two days ago, so I hope there'll be lots more time to write this summer. I'm going for the 500 a day (maybe more). It'll be a sequel to Raven Son (posted here on Book Country: http://www.bookcountry.com/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=3016), so I hope you'll check out Raven Son as well! Excited to get started!
RavenHolmes
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:02 PM
Joined: 5/27/2014
Posts: 1


I 'm going to try for the 500 a day. See how I can juggle this with work
Lucy Silag - Book Country Community Manager
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:46 PM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1357


This is awesome, guys! We can do it!

 

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Lucy Silag - Book Country Community Manager
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:51 PM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1357


@Steve: Here's more info about the Summer Writers Club from our blog this morning. Just stay in touch and let us know how it's going for you. We will cheer you on!

 

Lucy


scott flynn
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 2:22 PM
Joined: 12/27/2013
Posts: 4


I might as well get involved and write either 500 or 250 a day depends on how I'm feeling and if I have the time, as I don't know when I'm going to get another shift from my 28 hour a week job, but I may go quite during July as I have also pledge to participate in Camp nano. So hopefully by the end of it I'll have another two manuscripts complete.

--edited by scott flynn on 5/27/2014, 2:24 PM--


Aimee
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 5:11 PM
Joined: 5/13/2013
Posts: 3


I'm in for 250, but today I wrote 625. Tentatively titled Boy Crazy.
Glfowler
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 5:41 PM
Joined: 5/27/2014
Posts: 1


I'm not good at sticking with writing, but I need to do this.  I thought I should ease in with 250 words a day...and then, the remarkable happened: 795 on day one during little guy's afternoon nap. BAM! 


ksnurse2012
Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 6:52 PM
Joined: 5/27/2014
Posts: 1


Heres to 250 words a day
EternalPhoenix
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 5:12 AM
Joined: 10/16/2013
Posts: 4


Hey I am Atri and I'm going for 50,000 words challenge. I am just an amateur but still I will give it a shot. Btw when does it exactly begin and end?
Lucy Silag - Book Country Community Manager
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 9:35 AM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1357


Welcome to our new members, and congrats to everyone on committing to this goal!

 

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have questions as you do the Summer Writers Club and get acquainted with Book Country.


Kelly
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 9:55 AM
Joined: 5/28/2014
Posts: 1


I'm signing up for the 250! I have a novel I want to finish, and a few novellas floating around my head.
AmandaVW
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 10:11 AM
Joined: 5/28/2014
Posts: 2


I am looking forward to this challenge.  I have become too complacent!  I wrote my first 250 last night and then some.  It is most likely crap but it felt good to write something other than comments on a student's paper. 

carmenrita
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:53 PM
Joined: 5/28/2014
Posts: 1


I have too many projects so I'll definitely commit to 250-500 words a day. When does this start?
NoellePierce
Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:05 PM
Joined: 3/14/2011
Posts: 226


Hi Alys! Good to see you on here, too!  

 

AlysArden wrote:

Hey y’all!

 

I really need this... my work schedule is about to get crazy and I am worried about it deterring my writing. I am game for 250 words a day. When things start to calm down for me in July, I’ll try to rev up to 500.

 

Nice to “meet” you all. And HI, Noelle, nice to meet you online after RT14



sbbrio
Posted: Saturday, May 31, 2014 4:48 AM
Joined: 10/8/2013
Posts: 1


500/day for me -- yippee skippee

 

-Sherry


PageCravings
Posted: Monday, June 2, 2014 1:53 PM
Jumping in. NANO keeps me on track, hoping this will keep my butt in the seat while the kids are out of school.
Zach Heher
Posted: Monday, June 2, 2014 3:07 PM
This sounds interesting. What's the catch?
Lucy Silag - Book Country Community Manager
Posted: Monday, June 2, 2014 3:08 PM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1357


No catch! Just a fun way to keep each other motivated to keep writing this summer.
Voran
Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 11:45 AM
Joined: 4/26/2011
Posts: 56


As usual, I haven't been very on the ball with the daily word count, but 1600 words this morning should make up for the lack
Lucy Silag - Book Country Community Manager
Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 11:06 AM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1357


@Carmenrita, the Summer Writers Club kicked off on May 27th, but it's fairly informal. People can join in anytime!
Lucy Silag - Book Country Community Manager
Posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 11:08 AM
Joined: 6/7/2013
Posts: 1357


@Atri, we'll wrap up on September 4th.
Sherrie Petersen
Posted: Saturday, June 7, 2014 10:29 PM
Joined: 12/10/2013
Posts: 6


What a great idea! I'm obviously a bit behind here, but I do want to join in. I'm going to commit to 250/day and try to actually write 500/day. I've been outlining a new book so this is good motivation to jump in and start writing. On Monday

--edited by Sherrie Petersen on 6/7/2014, 10:29 PM--


RobinCandelario
Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014 6:20 PM
Joined: 6/18/2014
Posts: 6


I would love to commit to this! I agree with the demons of doubt someone previously mentioned; keep going everyone!
 

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