May 24th, 2007

writing literature vonnegut

by the dark of the moon I planted, but there came an early snow--

Progress notes for 24 May 2007

All the Windwracked Stars

New Words:  1,194
Total Words: 28,502
Deadline: November 1
Reason for stopping: quota, scene

Well, there's stuff that took a chapter and a half to get through in the first draft, with lots of false tension and stupidity, dispensed with in a scene.

Now I have to figure out what happens next, because I have reached the faffing about that used to be the middle of the book. I guess it's just as well that WisCon starts tomorrow, and I am therefore off the hook for wordcount for a while.

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
28,503 / 100,000
(28.5%)

Today's words Word don't know:  whoremaster,
Mean Things: prostitution, having one's illusions shattered, deciding to be a machiavellian bitch and not feeling very nice about it