The slush is dead.
I let it pile up a bit too much while I was doing the Hammered revisions, but I've conquered it now. And now I will have some leftover chili for breakfast, and a cranberry seltzer, and read some livejournal.
And then wordcount, ho!
Wordcount: 1,706 on Scardown
Reason for stopping: I know what comes next. I know what has to happen. I have all the jigsaw puzzle pieces.... and the little bastards won't go in the holes. Gah! Outtamyhead! Git!
Screw it: I have four hours of writing time left today--I'm going to use it to do final polish edits on Bridge so I can print it out tomorrow.
Final gloss polish on Bridge of Blood & Iron before sending it off to Jenn is complete. I need to buy a cartridge, and I'll print it off tomorrow.
Scardown is back to being the very worst book ever written. Thank god it will be over soon, because it's just a killer grind to finish this thing now. The ending's not exciting. The book is not exciting. The characters are stupid. It was overambitious and I won't make it work. The good news is I will probably feel differently about it tomorrow, and I only have 23 notecards left.
Words today: 2521
Total pagecount: 337
Reason for stopping: This Is The Worst Book Ever Written And I Hate It Very Much
Good news: I may be done by Friday if I keep it up at this rate. Then I can do the line edits that the orkshop critiquers have spotted and put it away for a month.Or three.
Hmm. Maybe I'll do the line edits now and get them out of the way. That would feel productive. :-)
Make that an even three thousand words today, but no more notecards.
I figured out what was wrong: I needed a transitional scene. Darn subconscious. Darn it to heck.