Daily Archives: December 22, 2014

Not Gonna Make It

So, I had hoped to finish the alternate (original) version of my current WiP before the end of the month. (The version that I had planned, the one that I was writing before my plot took an unexpected sideways jump on me.) It’s not looking like it’s going to happen.

Part of it is that I’ve been getting full time hours at work which equates to less time off, a situation which is going to continue through the end of the month. (I don’t know my schedule past the 3rd yet.) So, what is “yay” for the paycheck is “boo” for the word count. I do have another Word doc set up for it, but that is about as far as I got, other than thinking about how to forget what I wrote so that I can focus on what I intended to write.

The other part of why I’m not going to get it done is that I think I figured out how to fix the logic flaw that has been driving me insane, so I’m writing those scenes instead and inserting them into the version that I finished.

(Well, “finished” may not be the most accurate word for it, all things considered…)

And even better, these scenes will probably (with very minor tweaking) work in the alternate/original version as well, so it’s sort of a two for one deal.

But still, unless I start living on three hours of sleep and five hour energy drinks the alternate/original version is probably not going to be finished in the current year.

That kind of bums me out because I really wanted to start the new year with a new book.

But on the other hand, I am still writing, right?


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