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.)…


I finished typing up chapter four today. It’s a lot shorter than I thought it would be. I realized why that was happening as I typed it. There’s a *lot* of dialog in that chapter. When you have lines that only have “Thank you” written on them, well, there tend not to be as many words.…

Further update

Well, that took for-fucking-ever, but I finally finished writing chapter four today, adding 3500 words to the total so far.

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25,500 / 100,000

25% complete? I’m in AWE of that. I started this project September 10th. I cannot believe how well it’s going, how I’m still obsessed with it, how I keep having ideas not just for this book but for the second one as well.…