(Starting day counts over for 2009)
Not quite as Dark & Early today, but I still got quite a lot accomplished. As I hoped, a few more paragraphs enabled me to pick up the next scene from the first draft, which was mostly cut and paste. Then I polished those pages (it was first draft NaNoWriMo quality!) So a really good morning so far.
I also started working on a short story last night. Yeah, I need another idea like a hole in the head, but it’s short. Target length is 2-4K. I have no idea if I can pull that off, but I love the challenge.
NSR total: 37,622
He tilted his head, his eyes grave as he studied her. “You can read our writing, yet you haven’t actually walked my city? You haven’t seen the temple?”
She shook her head, braced for laughter, condemnation, and incredulity. Instead, he nodded solemnly. “I see. That is why you made such a grave mistake.”