Update! Whee!

I finished typing up chapters 13 and 14 today. Here’s the official word count for the novel so far:

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77,890 / 100,000
(77.9%)

Since I’m averaging about 5000 words per chapter, and I only have three chapters left, that means that the first draft of the novel is only going to be about 92,000 words or so.…

Progress

I was invited to a lovely knitting (and other hand-work) party tonight. I haven’t knit for a long time. I’m doing a scarf, just for fun, using a simple scallop pattern and variegated yarn. I stopped a couple of times during the writing today, once to go get the yarn, once to start the project (and eat dinner.)…

Update

I’ve finished the marked comments for chapters three and four. I know that I need to do more rewriting, more world-building stuff in chapter four. But I believe chapter three is finished, and I’m probably going to send it to people tomorrow.…

General update

I didn’t write this morning — various reasons, including nightmares the night before, waking up with a horrible pressure headache just behind my eyes and feeling like I was 1000 years old. I did go to a coffee shop this evening and started typing up what I’d written by long-hand.…