I need someone to be excited with me and I don’t really have anyone right now.
What I need is a sounding board – a writer who has read my shit, likes my shit, and would be willing to allow me to bounce ideas off of them when I’m stuck on writing new shit. I do that for a handful of other writers, some more than others, but I don’t have anyone like that for myself. Eh, well. Maybe someday.
In the meantime….
I just figured out the missing puzzle pieces to tie together Dance With the Devil!!!!!!!!! Now I know how stitch together all the scenes I have written so far, and I have squared away how each puzzle piece is going to impact the others without causing plotholes.
I hate plotholes.
I’m beyond excited right now. I have several Word docs going on this book now, and I just tallied them all together, and the book is about 60% written, not the 30% or so I was thinking. Again, STUPID EXCITED!!! This is really good news, and now that I know how everything will tie together, there is a very real possibility that the first draft of Dance will be done by next weekend.
Be excited with me!!!!
Okay, that’s sufficient.
Back to writing!
Okay, my loves! I’m officially out of steam for the night. I’m clocking in at a final word count of 2,817 on the WIP. Combine that with the 1,543 from my earlier blog post, and that brings today’s writing total to 4,380 words. It’s not the 5,000 I was hoping for, but I’ll take it.
It’s funny. I’m not there yet, but the thing I’m working the hardest on is the ending. Like, I’m writing the final chapter, but I still have to write the whole MIDDLE of the book. lol The ending is probably the longest chapter I’ve every written, but it’s a huge moment. It’s pivotal. This one chapter shapes the spinoff, the Executioners Guild series. The more it comes together, the more excited I’m getting for this series to start. I already have about 15,000 word written in Bad Wolf, the first installment of that series, and I cannot WAIT for you all to meet Jimi. She’s soooooooo much fun to write. She’s me, enough sarcasm and snark for a lifetime, but way more of a bad ass than I could ever be. The ending of Bad Wolf is already all mapped out, and that shit is going to suckerpunch you right in the feels. It’s a raw, messy ending, but it’s totally worth it.
That’s it for now, my loves! I’m off to dream of Jason Momoa, sandy beaches, and tasty alcoholic beverages in coconuts with cute little umbrellas. Good night and lots of hugs! Talk to you all tomorrow! *smoooooch*
Evening, peeps! I’m on a writing binge tonight, and since I’m taking a brief break, I thought I’d check in and say hi.
Got myself a glass of wine, my house smells AMAZEBALLS thanks to dinner in the crock pot, and I’m in a spectacular mood. The absolutely beautiful Mr. Momoa is here for inspirational purposes. *wink wink*
I’m going for 5,000 words before I go to bed tonight. I’m at 1,346 so far. I’ll let you guys know where I finish. Wish me luck!
I’m working on the Nick/Lexi project today between day job calls and this happened to me today. Had to go back and fix a chapter. Didn’t take long though. Just a pain in the ass. I’m still insanely happy with the progress.
I promise to be back to regular blogging tomorrow. Maybe I will post the Jena’s Top 50 Most Beautiful Men post tomorrow…….
….BUT TODAY IS NOT THAT DAY!
Another day of writing in the Nick and Lexi project between calls at the day job. Still got to find a frikkin title, but the story is moving right along. I’m glad because I had a few days where I really started to get discouraged. I lost 100% of my motivation to keep going with the story. However, I am officially out of said funk and back in the groove!
This has been shared before, but I still find it too funny to keep to myself. *wink wink*
This is me right now between calls here at the day job.
The words are flowing today!