September 27th, 2010

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Stupid Novel Writing Progress: Less Sucking…But Only “Less”

Mostly through reviewing part 2 of The Stupid Novel (reference framey: the place I got stymied, which requiring me to go back and do this review pass, was the closing bridge scene of the last part, which is part 5).

Not feeling like I’m making great progress–cut something like 150 words–but I do feel like I’m making some progress.  More importantly, my characters are reminding me of who they are, and I’m remembering as well how I managed to get as far into this novel to begin with: I like this story, and I want to tell it. Always a good thing to remember.

There are even parts that haven’t sucked beyond suckitude. I’ll take what I can get at this point.

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Writing Process: Food and Writing Are Not Good Mixy Things

The yummy dinner the hubby cooked turned my brain sludgey. Calling it a night, but at least Stupid Novel part 2 is a wrap.

Y’know, I’ve always worked better on an empty stomach.  It’s why I rarely eat during the day, so I can get more done. Really, what more does one need besides caffeine and sugar?

 

Originally published at EugieFoster.com. You can comment here or there.