Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Converting the story, "Joe the Salamander", into a novel one day at a time


I learned this from some other program. I plan on keeping this as a running total throughout the process, so I won't get lazy and I will stay motivated.
House of Adrian and Millie, Sunnyslop, AZ


Is that Joe? 


















Joe's father, Accountant at Legend City

DATE         WORDS     MONTHLY TOTALS  
January 26       500      500 of goal 500 (0)
January 27       551      1051 of goal 1000 (+51)
January 27       656      1706 of goal 1000 (+706)
January 28       520      2226 of goal 1500 (+726)                  
January 29       513      2739 of goal 2000 (+739)
January 30       661      3400 of goal 2500 (+900) 
January 31       587      3997 of goal 3000 (+997)
January goal met. 
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February 1      528      533 of goal 500 (+33) total count 4530
February 2       567      1095 of goal 1000 (+95) total count 5097
February 3       650      1745 of goal 1500 (+245) total count 5747
February 4         601      2346 of goal 2000 (+346) total count 6348
February 5       671      3017 of goal 2500 (+517) total count 7019
February 6       646      3663 of goal 3000 (+663) total count 7665
February 7       746      4409 of goal 3500  (+909) total count 8411
February 8       780      5189 of goal 4000 (+1189)  total count 9191
February 9       536      5725 of goal 4500 (+1225) total count 9727
2/10                 627      6352 of goal 5000 (+1352) total count 10354
2/11                 895      7247 of goal 5500 (+1747) total count 11249
2/12                 560      7808  of goal 6000 (+1807) total count 11809
to Superman

Big move for Joe--He moves from Diaper Man



















2/13                 759      8566 of goal 6500 (+2066) total count 12,568
2/14                 292      8858 of goal 7000 (+1858) total count 12,860
2/15                 623      9479 of goal 7500 (+1979) total count 13,483
2/16                 515      9994 of goal 8000 (+1994) total count 13,998
2/17                 641    10,635 of goal 8500 (+2135) total count 14,635
2/18                 856    11,491 of goal 9000 (+2491) total count 15,495  


Home visit from the reluctantly fashionable Laura, Joe's nurse

At new job, Joe's dad is called Rambis,
because they look alike, except for a foot
shorter and 50 pounds lighter. At home, Joe thinks,
"Clark Kent."  











2/19        784   12,293 of goal 9500 (+2793)  total count 16,279
2/20        822   13,115 of goal 10,000 (+3115) total count 17,101
2/21        573   13,687 of goal 10,500 (+3187) total count 17,673
2/22        626   14,313 of goal 11,000 (+3313) total count 18,299 February goal met
2/23       551     14,854 of goal 11,500 (+3354) total count 18,850 
2/24       824     15,678 of goal 12,000 (+3678) total count 19,673
2/25       681     16,359 of goal 12,500 (+3859) total count 20,354
2/26       509     16,867 of goal 13,000 (+3867) total count 20,862
2/27       646     17,513 of goal 13,500 (+4013) total count 21,508
2/28       512     18,025 of goal 14,000 (+4025) total count 22,020 
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3/1         705         705 of goal 500 (+205) total count 22,725 
Dr. Ogden, I presume 



 












 3/2         706        1411 of goal 1000 (+411) total count 23,416
3/3         602        2013 of goal 1500 (+513) total count 24,013
3/4         770        2783 of goal 2000 +783) total count 24,783
3/5         496        3279 of goal 2500 +779) total count 25,279
Laura's wedding
3/6         672        3951 of goal 3000 (+951) total count 25,941



   



 3/6                  672        3951 of goal 3000 (+951) total count 25,941
3/7                   836        4787 of goal 3500 (+1287) total count 26,777
3/8                   539        5326 of goal 4000 (+1326) total count 27,316
3/9                   610        5936 of goal 4500 (+1436) total count 27,926
3/10                 689        6625 of goal 5000 (+1625) total count 28,615
3/11                 580        7205 of goal 5500 (+1705) total count 29,195 
3/12                 762        7967 of goal 6000 (+1967) total count 29,967
3/13                596        8563 of goal 6500 (+2063) total count 30,563
3/14                455        9018 of goal 7000 (+2018) total count 31,018
3/15                603        9621 of goal 7500 (+2121) total count 31,621
3/16                614      10,235 of goal 8000 (+2235) total count 32,235
3/17                794      11,027 of goal 8500 (+2527) total count 33,029 


Congratulations, Joe

3/18                560      11,587 of goal 9000 (+2587) total count 33,589 
3/19                567      12,154 of goal 9500 (+2654) total count 34, 156
3/20                602      12,756 of goal 10,000 (+2756) total count 34,758

3/21                569      13,325 of goal 10,500 (+2825) total count 35,327
3/22                608      13,933 of goal 11,000 (+2933) total count 35,935

3/23                857      14,790 of goal 11,500 (+3290) total count  36,792 
3/24                471      15,261 of goal 12,000 (+3261) total count 37,263

Middle School hallways are dangerous places for people like Joe

 3/25                841      16,102 of goal 12,500 (+3602) total count 38,108 March goal met 
3/26                 432      16,534 of goal 13,000 (+3534) total count 38,540 
3/27                  677      17,217 of goal 13,500 (+3711) total count 39,217
3/28                  544      17,755 of goal 14,000 (+3755) total count 39,671
3/29                  612      18,367 of goal 14,500 (+3867) total count 40,283
3/30                  523      18,890 of goal 15,000 (+3890) total count 40,806
3/31                  868      19,758 of goal 15,500 (+4258) total count 41,674

4/1                  738          738 of goal 500 (+238) total count 42,413  
Panic at Albertsons
4/2                  612        1351 of goal 1000 (+351) total count 43,025
4/3                  521        1872 of goal 1500 (372) total count 43,546
4/4                  806        2678 of goal 2000 (+678) total count 44,352
4/5                  604       3282 of goal 2500 (+782) total count 44,956
4/6                  475       3757 of goal 3000 (+757) total count 45,431
4/7                  698       4455 of goal 3500 (+956) total count 46,139
4/8                  646       5101 of goal 4000 (+1101) total count 46,785
4/9                  556      5657 of goal 4500 (+1157) total count 47,342




4/10                679       6336 of goal 5000 (+1336) total count 48,021



Disturbing image from San Francisco Earthquake viewed via AOL



4/11                595      6931 of goal 5500 (+1431) total count 48.616
4/12                508      7439 of goal 6000 (+1439) total count 49,124
4/13                999      8438 of goal 6500 (+1938) total count 50,123
4/14                665      9103 of goal 7000 (+2103)total count 50,788
4/15                603      9706 of goal 7500 (+2206) total count 51,391 
4/16                630    10,336 of goal 8000 (+2336) total count 52,021
4/17                766    11,132 of goal 8500 (+2632) total count 52,787
4/18                632    11,764 of goal 9000 (+2764) total count 53,419
4/19                523    12,287 of goal 9500 (+2787) total count 53,942
4/20                539    12,826 of goal 10,000 (+2826) total count 54,482
4/21                660    13,486 of goal 10,500 (+2986) total count 55,141


Breakfast at Windows On the World-Adrian Gamut's NY Tradition 
              
















4/22                769    14,255 of goal 11,000 (+3255) total count 55,910
4/23                743    14,998 of goal 11,500 (+3498) total count 56,653 
4/24                656    15,654 of goal 12,000 (+3654) total count 57,309  
April goal met  
4/25                650    16,304 of goal 12,500 (+3804) total count 57,961
4/26                601    16,905 of goal 13,000 (+3905) total count 58,562
4/27                575    17,480 of goal 13,500 (+3980) total count 59,137
4/28                   440    17,920 of goal 14,000 (+3920) total count 59,577
4/29                1888    19,808 of goal 14,500 (+5308) total count 61,465
4/30                 449    20,257 of goal 15,000 (+5257) total count 61,914
5/1                    670        670   of goal 500     (+170) total count 62,584  
5/2                   555      1225   of goal 1000 (+225) total count 63,139
5/3                   524      1749   of goal 1500 (+249) total count 63,663

  




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