National Novel Writing Month – Day 30

Day 30 - 2239 words and a total of 53 277 words! I'm finished :D. Just about to go and validate it! Of course, the book isn't finished; I'll be posting the rest of it on here over time. Stikky rolled his eyes. “I bet they just hid them or something,” he muttered....

National Novel Writing Month – Day 29

Day 29 - 1727 words and a total of 51 038 words! Still got one more day left, but I've done it! After a hurried lunch, the five packed supplies—mostly water, considering where they were going, but a little food and some other things too—and set off down the tunnel...

National Novel Writing Month – Day 28

Day 28 - 2044 words and a total of 49 311 words! I'm expecting to reach my goal tomorrow - a day early! As the keel of the Spy grounded on the beach of Tri-Formed Island, the five stickmen aboard leaped over the railing, not even bothering to moor her. Leaping over...

National Novel Writing Month – Day 27

Day 27 - 1160 words and a total of 47 267 words! 3 days left! The voyage across the Stykk Ocean was quite boring after the first day or two, and time passed—almost—uneventfully. After creating a makeshift bed out of blankets and pillows on the floor of the cabin, the...

National Novel Writing Month – Day 26

Day 26 - 1554 words and a total of 46 107 words! We're getting closer and closer here! Somewhere in the undergrowth surrounding the base of the mountain, a small, silent Strobot lay, watching the progress of the stickmen through binoculars as they continued to repair...

National Novel Writing Month – Day 25

Day 25 - 1135 words and a total of 44 553 words! Less than 5 days left! Destick stared at the blank screen in front of him. A moment before, it had shown the laser cannon plummeting towards the sandy dunes of a desert. Then the console had gone black. Destick stood...

National Novel Writing Month – Day 24

Day 24 - 343 words and a total of 43 418 words! NOTE: this is an ending for a chapter I never ended up finishing, and finally got around to it... so yeah. “The next ones’ll get us!” Stikky roared, and then, just as as The Rogue fired again, he pushed on the tiller as...

National Novel Writing Month – Day 23

Day 23 - 2792 words and a total of 43 075 words! They hurried out of the kitchens, down the maze of tunnels, down the steeply-dropping staircase, out through the cave into the sunlight outside, and a little way around the base of the mountain to where the deposit was....

National Novel Writing Month – Day 22

Day 22 - 2992 words today and a total of 40 283 words! As McRhoddy proceeded to fill their packs with food, Stikky grabbed the canteens, while Leddy hurried over to the well and began turning the winch that lowered the bucket. A moment later, there came a small splash...

National Novel Writing Month – Day 21

Day 21 - 3188 words and a total of 37 291 words! Today is a little interesting... The parchments were old and worn, each one covered with small, neatly written writing from the top to the bottom of the page. Stikky lifted one the top paper off the desk and looked at...