Last night, after writing somewhere between 6000 and 8000 words over the course of the day, I finished the story. Whew. Now I can get on to that short story idea I got on the interminable bus ride from Manta back to Bahia. Yay!
* I hit 50000 words yesterday, but I still have about 5 chapters (maybe about 10000 words) to go. So it’s done, and not done. This nano was strange. I’ve done it under lots of different conditions: unemployed, fully employed, living on the boat and working, living on the boat and sailing. This year we undertook our longest passage - it was 7 days and about 600 miles. For the...
Plan is a Four Letter Word
I had planned to write about 3000 words today, wanting to get nanowrimo off to a good start. Ha! The watermaker sprung a leak and much worse, the solar power charger is completely dead. That means no solar power, which means not a lot of power period. We spent a lot of time fretting with these things before deciding that there’s nothing we can do right now. We ran the engine awhile for...