11.30.2010

The Finish Line

11/30/2010 12:12 PM
50,909 words

I could have validated a little earlier, I suppose, perhaps being second instead of third of my writing buddies to make it to goal. But I had my heroine in a tight spot (cue Ulysses Everett McGill: "Damn! We're in a tight spot!") and couldn't stop writing until she got safely out of it.

Now I can breathe. And so can she—for a little while.

Of those 50,909 words, approximately 30,600 are part of the current draft. It's something to start with, now that I can cut the scrapped parts into a separate document and delete stupid sentences instead of just striking them out. Won't that be a relief.

Today is supposed to be Tasty Tuesday. Let's see... if I want to celebrate, what should I make? Maybe the guiltless, faultless family chocolate chip cookie recipe. Oh, and Farmer's City Wife wants fudge recipes, so if you have one, do go share it with her.

3 comments:

  1. Is there really such a thing as a "guiltless" chocolate chip cookie recipe? :)

    Congratulations again on winning!! Continued good luck now on revisions & tidying up.

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  2. Yaaaay!

    Make yourself some latkes, or donuts, or best of all both. Recipes here.

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  3. Haha. Well, George, it has whole wheat in it. I perhaps tend to give that more nutritional credit than it deserves. :)

    Thanks!

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