A Novel Experiment: Day 29

Today’s Word Count (actual/goal): 1012/1000 Total Word Count So Far (after edits, all days included, blah-blah): 14,642 Had some good writing the last few days, thank gods, powering through the crazed machinations of my heathen children and utter exhaustion. We’re getting there, buddies. We’re getting there. So there were protests in Lexington about letting highContinue reading “A Novel Experiment: Day 29”

A Novel Experiment: Day 26

Today’s Word Count (actual/goal): 1393/1000 Total Word Count So Far (after edits, all days included, blah-blah): 12,623 Today’s writing was smooth, easier than usual, with only a single break early on to utilize the Shower Principle in service of figuring out the next steps. You know the Shower Principle—you’re in the shower, lathering up yourContinue reading “A Novel Experiment: Day 26”

A Novel Experiment: Day 23

Today’s Word Count (actual/goal): 1052/1000 Total Word Count So Far (after edits, all days included, blah-blah): 11,031 I wrote about 300 words yesterday but didn’t get the chance to blog. One of the shitty things about being bipolar (this may come across as an unintentional humblebrag, please hold on to your butts) is that aContinue reading “A Novel Experiment: Day 23”

A Novel Experiment: Day 19

Today’s Word Count (actual/goal): 1364/1000 Total Word Count So Far (after edits, all days included, blah-blah): 9627 This week has been slow, aggravating, a little stressful, with children’s dental procedures and various work and home duties to care for. The project suffers, as it should have, given that these other things are of primary importance.Continue reading “A Novel Experiment: Day 19”

A Novel Experiment: Day 15

Today’s Word Count (actual/goal): 1020/1000 Total Word Count So Far (after edits, all days included, blah-blah): 8262 I found these garlic parmesan walnuts that make me go nuts. They’re really helping me power through longish sessions at my desk, which are starting to resemble intense Inquisition-style interrogations, not because of the writing or even anyContinue reading “A Novel Experiment: Day 15”