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So far, my attempts at relocating the writing organs has been somewhat successful. I have gone to my new “office” twice so far, and both times managed to come out with a collection of words … maybe even some worth reading. Last time it was a couple of blog posts. This time a blog post again, but that was while waiting for something to download. But I manage to actually push out a couple of thousand words in one of my manuscripts, almost finishing a chapter that has been eluding me for quite some town now. It is a key chapter in forwarding the story along the path it has chosen, and I was having a lot of difficulty finding the words to make it happen. It did not help that I also lost my motivation and energy … especially while at home. I am not sure it is just a renewal in desire or the change of scenery is actually helping, but either way it seems to be working right now.

There is one slight drawback though. Since I am now sitting at a bar, for several hours, the temptation to spend money that I really can’t afford to spend on snacks and maybe even the occasional drink is pretty strong. So I also need to beef up the discipline, which is my true weak spot. The challenge is on!

Updated stats:

  • RAYSON’S story
  • Previous word count:    71375
  • Chapter:     21 finished
  • Current word count:      74505
  • Chapter:      22 
  • GUSTY’S story
  • Previous word count:     25658
  • Chapter:      18 Finished  
  • Current word count:      26569
  • Chapter:      19 Finished

I took a long hiatus on my book projects … much longer than I realized and certainly much longer than I had any plan of doing. For multiple reasons I have found myself both supremely unmotivated and uninspired in continuing either of my books in the last couple of months. Not sure what exactly changed today (other than a dare/challenge from a friend), but I pumped a thousand or so words out on one of the stories tonight. Hopefully this will be the kick I need to find my rhythm again.

Progress Reports:

  • RAYSON’S story
  • Previous word count:    49567
  • Chapter:     14 Finished
  • Current word count:      52134
  • Chapter:      15 Finished?
  • GUSTY’S story
  • Previous word count:     22363
  • Chapter:      16     
  • Current word count:      24241
  • Chapter:      17 Finished


Another excerpt

Another excerpt

Since I recently shared a bit from one of my books, I figured I would continue the self promotion a little and share a bit from the other one as well. Hope you enjoy this too 🙂 Confused was a slight understatement to what Gusty was feeling at the moment. He had not really had ... Read More