I had an excellent writing night last night. These cold evenings really do it for me, somehow. I began the night at 23,968 and ended at 28,984. Total word count for the night: 5,016. Wow! I started early and wrote until well after I should have headed off to bed. I was completely exhausted. So, I was surprised when I woke up at 6:00 a.m. wide awake. Amazing!
Some of my time last night was spent on listing my characters and their main contribution to the story. I had lost a few of my characters and one of them, I have no idea why he's even there. He really doesn't serve any purpose and he doesn't do anything. He just made a brief appearance and he's outta there.
I also spent some time outlining the story and where it needs to go. I have a plot detail that is stubborn and I can't seem to resolve it. It's a sticking point and I may not be able to resolve it. I guess if worse comes to worse, I can take care of it in my re-write.
I was feeling really good about my word count and how far I had come, until I pulled up the stats for today and I'm about where I need to be at this time for the month of November. I won't get much writing done today. And Friday night is going to be a bust, too. I have a concert to go to for my other blog-ReVue. Maybe on Saturday, I can get caught up again. All I've done this year is play catch-up. It's my crazy life. . .which will be on display again. . . tomorrow. Tune in . . .
© Lydia Lowe 11/2011