Well, I think I’m around halfway through the first draft for the current novel. At least the word count over there suggests it, but it’s rarely easy to gauge a true feeling as I’m in the middle of it. I’ve had short stories expand into novellas before, but rarely has something I thought was going to twist and turn for a while fallen short or dried up. I’ve been very lucky in that regard.

Of course, this novel is helped by the very chatty style of the narrator, because once I re-feel him each day I can easily become lost in the words. 

Today, I only really had the last 90-120 minutes to write, and so made good use of them, not dilly-dallying like I know I can, but finding the scene and the focus early and running with it, with them (there being two scenes today), leaving me turning off the notebook with a smile in my eyes, and I reckon there’s no better feeling than that when walking away from the words for the day. Plus, I know exactly where I’m going to pick up again tomorrow, so…



2 thoughts on “halfway

Add yours

  1. Yes, no better feeling than getting right into your novel and having a productive day. It’s a “high” that stays with me for hours afterward.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

The Cat's Write

Milly Schmidt

Becca's Blogs

Live. Laugh.Love

Sentient Christian

AV_1611 Bible Only. Exposing The Whore of Babylon. Revelation 17 KJV contact@sentientchristian.com

%d bloggers like this: