What an experience. I made my goal of 70k, and Pirouette is almost in the bag. Marathons are good for me, because they keep me working steadily and honest. Very honest. Last night when I discovered I was 400 words away from hitting 70k, I wrote more. It wasn’t just the number — it was the knowledge that even though I’ve had some issues this round (voice rec and migraines, mostly), I still managed to write 70k in three months. For me, that’s a major accomplishment.
So thank you Sven, and the sponsors and all the sweating challengers. 🙂
Two more scenes to go, and Pirouette will be finished. I can see the end as I rush headlong toward it. It’s always such a rush. To be this close, and not yet done. To know that with a few more days work, the book will be complete. To know that more work awaits me — but that’s okay. It’s another step toward making it publishable.
And I will get it published. There is no other option.