I started writing Shattered Pillars today. I have 1,071 words divided into two scenes done, and I feel pretty good about it.
1071 / 120000 words. 1% done!
Here's the rough draft of the first paragraph, for your delectation:
The desert writhed with poison life. A rustling carpet moved at Edene's feet, stretching to every side. Barbed tails curved over scuttling carapaces patterned sand-colored and stone-colored, glossy and dull, rust and taupe and black and brown.