Old What’s Her Face is still working nights. This meant another day of keeping everyone quiet so she could sleep a bit.
We had breakfast together again, then she unwound for an hour before heading for bed.
Quiet time is great for authors. I worked through the previous segment of Serang, then started writing again. Today’s effort came to about 3600 words. Something else wonderful happened too. At 75,000 words, it came to the end. Serang is now a first draft.
I fiddled with the new part for a few hours, then sent it to my critique partners. Next weekend I’ll look at all the critique suggestions, then may start my editing passes. It’s best to put it aside and look with fresh eyes, but the first chapters are months old to my eyes. I can do all my word searches on weeknights.
Honestly, I nearly made it. I wanted…
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