Saturday, December 02, 2006

Lady Jan a Winner?

So I finished the contest and I am still writing on my manuscript.
It's not finished, it need to be finished, at lest that is what I am telling myself.
It was rather a freeing experience.
the characters became real and said what they wanted to say, and sometimes it surprised me what appeared on the screen as I typed. Some times they said the sweetest or saddest things, and others time they could be a jerk to each other.
My hope is that I have tapped into something here, and it'll be the first of many manuscripts that I write, and maybe I'll actually see something get published?
But I did win and so did a lot of other people.
The contest was to write in one month (November) 50,000 words.
It didn't matter what you wrote about, all that mattered was that you did it.
Here's my prize, I have it print it out myself and sign my name to it, but this is the winners certificate.
The only problem is that when I blew it up to print, the pixels were so big you couldn't read it!
So much for winning!
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10 comments:

Gazza said...

Hi Jan, congratulations on the award. Wow! 50,000 words in one month.

BTW my jokes are never sexist. :-)

I have just put my tomatoe plants in the ground, I hope they turn out as good as yours.

Lee said...

Great, Janice! You sure have been very busy! :)

annadams95340 said...

Big congratulations!!

Merle said...

Hi Janice ~ Congratulations - what a lot of words and effort. Good luck with your writing in futture, we would like to see you published !!
Thanks for your comments, the kid jokes were really good. Must look
for some more. Take care, Love,Merle.

Sarah Elaine said...

Congratulations. Now, if that were me, I'd be writing a few more words to tell the contest organizers what I think of a certificate you can't read!

Madcap said...

Congratumalations! That's perseverence!

Janice said...

Hi Gazza,

Thank you.

Okay, boarder line sexiest then.

Those were roma tomatoes, and they're a good meaty tomatoes good for stewing or eating.

Hi Lee,

Yes, I was. I was writting even in my sleep, my dreams where of the story I was writting.

Hi Ann,

Thank you.

Hi Merle,

Thank you, and I would like to see that myself some time.

Your kids jokes are the best.

Take care too.

Hi Sarah,

I know really, is it too much to aske for something that is ledgble?

Hi Madcap,

Thank you. I guess if nothing else that does prove I got a lot of that.

Thank you everyone for your comments, your Lady Jan~

Merle said...

Hi again Janice ~ Thank you for your comments. I liked the Irish joke too.
Take care my friend, Love, Merle.

Turtle Guy said...

Take pride in completion... I did!

Janice said...

Hi Merle,

Your welcome, and thank you for yours as well. Good joke.

Take care.

Hi Dave,

I might have fussed, but yeah I do! ;)

Lady Jan~