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A ruthless murder and a stolen shipment of gold.

At school, sixteen-year-old Nikaia Wales endures the taunts of bullies who call her a “half-breed.” At home, she worries about how her family will react if she reveals her growing feelings for the quiet boy next door.

Those are soon the least of her troubles. Nikaia discovers a hidden cache of gold, and when police find a corpse nearby, her father becomes a suspect. Worse, Elias Doyle is circling, hungry to avenge his brother’s death.

Nikaia desperately searches for clues to save her father. In her quest to find the killer, she learns about the power of family, friendship, and young love....

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Re: Thousand Words a Day Club 2017
« Reply #125 on: January 16, 2017, 09:43:14 PM »
6,353 words written today. First time I've broken 5,000 this year, so I feel like a major win. Getting my sea legs back. 10,000 a day here I come :)

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« Reply #126 on: January 17, 2017, 12:29:50 PM »
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Re: Thousand Words a Day Club 2017
« Reply #127 on: January 17, 2017, 01:44:31 PM »
Jan 17: 355 words of draft and 1109 of re-writes.

Bit of a rough day yesterday.  The events of te last little while have caught up with me and left me exhausted.
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« Reply #128 on: January 17, 2017, 06:28:19 PM »
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« Reply #129 on: January 17, 2017, 06:39:29 PM »
Jan 16th - 2,148
Jan 17th -2,024
Jan 18th - 2,100
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Re: Thousand Words a Day Club 2017
« Reply #130 on: January 17, 2017, 07:13:20 PM »
Change that--I wrote another hour after all. Ending up with 4k today. It's been a crazy one.
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« Reply #131 on: January 17, 2017, 07:51:00 PM »
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« Reply #132 on: January 17, 2017, 09:00:07 PM »
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« Reply #133 on: January 18, 2017, 03:20:08 AM »
I'm on the shelf. Bronchitis. Resting for the next few days. Pushed it the other day, I think.
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Re: Thousand Words a Day Club 2017
« Reply #134 on: January 18, 2017, 01:17:22 PM »
Jan 18: 2048 words

After a couple of poor days things have picked up again, even if writing time was broken and scattered.  I actually made some good progress.  Admittedly it is on a brand new project - I've got to stop doing that, starting new stories as they come to me.
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« Reply #135 on: January 18, 2017, 03:46:41 PM »
5000 today, and wrapped up another WIP.

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« Reply #136 on: January 18, 2017, 05:39:03 PM »
5k today.

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« Reply #138 on: January 18, 2017, 07:43:58 PM »
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« Reply #139 on: January 18, 2017, 08:44:27 PM »
1260 today :)

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« Reply #140 on: January 19, 2017, 12:19:15 PM »
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Re: Thousand Words a Day Club 2017
« Reply #141 on: January 19, 2017, 02:20:05 PM »
Jan 19: 1739 words plus some formatting.
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« Reply #142 on: January 19, 2017, 05:15:04 PM »
6k today.

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Re: Thousand Words a Day Club 2017
« Reply #143 on: January 20, 2017, 02:21:20 PM »
Jan 20: 1825

So Far this year I've done a bit over 36K words.  Been a few years since I've had such a productive start.
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« Reply #146 on: January 20, 2017, 09:51:16 PM »
I did 1,200+ today, a short story that I might use as a guide to a longer story someday

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« Reply #147 on: January 21, 2017, 01:33:19 AM »
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« Reply #148 on: January 21, 2017, 01:03:48 PM »
Jan 21: 2134 words.  Good to be back above 2K+ words for a day again.
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