Sunday Night Words

Not sure how far I’ll make it with the words tonight, or how hard I’ll push. I’ve been sick on and off for the last three weeks, and today was fairly rough. It’s nothing major; just a reminder that as I get older, my body is less efficient at fighting off illness.

In spite of my best intentions, I didn’t so much as turn the computer on to look at the story, or anything else, all weekend.

So it’s cooled, and I’m tired and kind of queasy.

But I remember how excited I was last Friday when I quit. I’m hoping a work through of the last page will let me get back into that and pick up where I left off. I’d love to get lost in the story for a couple hours.

I’m starting with 11,648 words.

Added at 11:20 PM

Made it to 12,583. Less than a thousand words, but exhausted and feeling bad trumps excited about the story. I like what I got, and I’ve left this in a good place to get more tomorrow morning.

That’ll have to do.

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About the author: Novelist, writing teacher, on a mission to reprint my out-of-print books and self-publish my new ones.

2 comments… add one
  • Glynis Smy Jun 13, 2009 @ 15:38

    Rest your body and your mind will appreciate it. You will bounce back with renewed vigour! Get well soon 🙂

  • MarFisk Jun 8, 2009 @ 3:19

    Hugs on feeling under the weather. It’s been a lousy year for that even without counting the swine flu. But your dedication is remarkable :).

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