Wednesday, November 29, 2006

I did it!!



I am the winner on NaNoWriMo
My novel is over, now with 55K words, and though it is not a book which I myself would have bought off the shelf, no it is nowhere near to a classic or even fit to eb submitted to a publisher, I am happy that I could write a whole novel in a month. Wow...I am so very happy!!!!
And extremely sad too - the whole month was such an adventure, that now December seems to be too bland. Yawwnnnnn......now I really need some sleep after the late nights.

31 Comments:

Blogger Daddy's Girl said...

Yayy!! Congratulations Aparna.

Thu Nov 30, 01:53:00 AM  
Blogger Aparna said...

Thanks a ton!!! :)

Thu Nov 30, 02:45:00 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

Congrats and very well done! I went to the website but coulnd't get the "read an excerpt" thingy to work! Are you going to share your new creation here?

Thu Nov 30, 06:58:00 AM  
Blogger Aparna said...

Thanks a lot Beth!
I have actually put it all on googledocs and sharing with some. I had not psoted an excerpt there, because I did not know which part ot post :)
I am so very embarassed to share it though...but if you want, I'll share it with you.

Thu Nov 30, 09:50:00 PM  
Anonymous coffeephilic said...

Share it with me too!
And Congo!

Thu Nov 30, 11:33:00 PM  
Blogger Aparna said...

Thanks a lot!
I hope you don't regret reading it...

Fri Dec 01, 02:01:00 AM  
Blogger Aparna said...

Btw, you need to give me your email id...it's not their on your profile

Fri Dec 01, 02:04:00 AM  
Blogger Daddy's Girl said...

Do I get to share part of it too... please? :)

Fri Dec 01, 02:36:00 AM  
Blogger Chilla-Bong said...

Aparna,congrats...could you let me have a peek at it.My mail-id is available on my blog.

Fri Dec 01, 04:41:00 AM  
Blogger Monika said...

hey congrats aparna... great job.. do share it... my yahoo id available at my blog and the gmail id is monika.manchanda

Fri Dec 01, 05:22:00 AM  
Blogger alex said...

Tried to see what you had written, but could not get to it.

Sat Dec 02, 02:26:00 AM  
Anonymous Apoorv said...

Hey congrats !!!
pls pass on the copy to me.Would love reading it.

Sun Dec 03, 09:06:00 AM  
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Sun Dec 03, 01:56:00 PM  
Blogger Aparna said...

CB, Monica, Apoorv thanks a lot! I suddenly feel so special with everyone congratulating me.
Beth, CB and Monica, the link to both parts which I uploaded to googledocs will come to you soon.
Daddy's girl, I have now updated my profile with my email id, so please send me yours, so that I can link you.
Everyone be warned: it is a very girlie, wishy-washy work, with no depth...so please don't get disappointed...am so embarassed about it already!

Sun Dec 03, 10:25:00 PM  
Blogger Daddy's Girl said...

Hey Aparna, my email address is patobiero@yahoo.co.uk. Thanks, I'm looking forward to reading it (no matter what you say!)

Tue Dec 05, 10:49:00 AM  
Blogger Aparna said...

DG: Done now. Hopefully you received invite for the first part too, I am not sure as googledocs messed up...let me know if you did not. Enjoy!

Tue Dec 05, 09:36:00 PM  
Blogger M (tread softly upon) said...

That is awesome. Congrats!

Wed Dec 06, 05:53:00 AM  
Blogger Aparna said...

Thanks...hopefully you are feeling ok now...and had a great trip?

Wed Dec 06, 08:55:00 PM  
Blogger Daddy's Girl said...

I got the googledocs (thanks) but couldn't open them. I emailed you with an alternative address - did you receive it?

Sun Dec 10, 04:29:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Aparna di, thats perfect....you have done something which I would consider as something really worth doing. Thats fills me with regard for you. How can I read the novel?


- Gayetri

Sun Dec 10, 05:17:00 PM  
Blogger Aparna said...

@DG: I have send you a reply with the zipped novel as attachment...to the same yahoo address.

@Gayatri, write to me thru the link on profile page...and I'll get your email id that way...will share the docs with you.
And thanks a lot for the nice warm words :)

Sun Dec 10, 10:08:00 PM  
Blogger Chilla-Bong said...

Aparna,
Read the novel or the novelet as I prefer to call it.Liked the style of frank and fluent narration.Waiting eagerly for more pieces of fiction from your keyboard.Keep them coming.
Ciao,
Chilla

Tue Dec 12, 12:56:00 AM  
Blogger Aparna said...

@Chilla: Thanks :)

Tue Dec 12, 04:42:00 AM  
Blogger Daddy's Girl said...

Yayy, it finally worked and I think you have a very natural, vivid and heartfelt style. I really enjoyed it. Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing!

Wed Dec 13, 12:20:00 PM  
Blogger Aparna said...

@DG: thanks :) (takes a bow)

Wed Dec 13, 09:41:00 PM  
Anonymous YCR said...

Heheyyy! Congratulations......

"Somewhere down the way" is it? Whatz it about? nevvamind...lemme read the excerpt.

Thu Dec 14, 06:59:00 AM  
Blogger Tanushree said...

Did I say how proud I am of you? Oh yes, I did, in my blog :) But let me say it again: I'm really proud of you! You shall be my inspiration for the next round, and I swear I shall get beyond the 1000 word limit next year! Wish me luck!

Fri Dec 15, 08:24:00 PM  
Blogger Tanushree said...

Did I say how proud I am of you? Oh yes, I did, in my blog :) But let me say it again: I'm really proud of you! You shall be my inspiration for the next round, and I swear I shall get beyond the 1000 word limit next year! Wish me luck!

Fri Dec 15, 08:29:00 PM  
Blogger Aparna said...

@Tanu: Good luck...and this time, I'll clsoely monitor you...

Tue Dec 19, 01:07:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations on completing the novel, not that there was any doubt about you completing the novel but the sheer fact that the story has turned out to be too good and full of emotions. I think there is something in it which anyone can relate with. Atleast I was able to relate few things with me. Again, I have just read half and is eager to finish off the rest as fast as possible.

Keep up the spirit. I wuld like to read more of stories like this from you.

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