My NaNoWriMo Novels

2007: Quest for Serentasia (QfS); 50001 words

2008: Swimming in the Garden (SiG); 50005 words

2009: started The Story of Disco World (TSoDW), started The Ultimate Rewind; grand total: 17,255 words

2010: added 50k to The Ultimate Rewind, which I retitled Cursed; 50000 words

2011: started a sequel to QfS, gave up November 3 due to Lyme Disease; 3383 words

2012: added 50k to the 3k-ish I wrote on the sequel to QfS and titled it Return to Serentasia (RtS); 50000 words

2013: started Escape from Candy Land, High School Soap Opera (HSSO); 50522

2014: had a baby September 23, stopped on November 7 because she was so cute I just wanted to stare at her all day; 4204 words

2015: High School Comic Book (HSCB), companion novel to HSSO; 50005 words

2016: started a fanfiction about Chrono Trigger which I called Marle’s Adventures (8523 words); gave up and started over November 9 with Deadly Games (22657 words), which would be the sequel to HSSO; gave up again and started over November 20 with HeartSlashName (20004 words) which is a completed novella; grand total: 51174 words

2017: Saving Serentasia (SS), rewrite of QfS; 61284 words

2018: Peppermint Bark (PB); kind of a book version of a Hallmark Christmas movie; 50402 words

2019: Confessions of a True Survivor (CTS), my 10th win; idea started as kind of an alternate universe version of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, set in modern times as a reality show; 51,646 words

2020: Dead Friends and Bowling Trophies (DFBT); I like the title, but the pandemic was too much in my head to focus; 12,107

2021: Gingerbread Man (GM), along the lines of PB but definitely a stand-alone title

*Years that are bold are the ones when I won. Find me on the NaNoWriMo site as butterflyprism.