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24 August 2012 @ 08:36 pm
words, glorious words  

The Tesla Museum crowdfund broke a million dollars yesterday. Everything they make above and beyond money to purchase the land will go to preparing the land, building the museum–however far the money will take them, that’s how far they’ll go. Me, I’m hoping it hits $2.5m.

Yesterday or the day before I said to Ted that I was having a strange experience writing this novel: I keep feeling like I want to go *read* and find out what happens next, rather than writing it to find out what happens next. I’ve never had that particular mindset before. V. strange. I guess I want to find out what happens. :)

Today we did nothing in particular, because we needed to shop for food. That took up the morning, and the afternoons are just too damned hot to think. So I’ve been writing all day, and if I can convince myself to stop dorking around writing a blog post I’ll maybe finish this last chapter before bed.

(moments later): feck it. That’s a chapter end. It may not be the right one, and the chapter is short, but it works because it gives me a launch point for the morning’s writing. If there’s a better chapter end I’ll find it tomorrow. A 7K day is enough. Especially when I’m melting.

25418 / 70000 words. 36% done!

(x-posted from the essential kit)

 
 
 
Kari Sperringla_marquise_de_ on August 25th, 2012 11:05 am (UTC)
I often wish I could read on with my books, I have to say.
kitmizkit on August 25th, 2012 07:39 pm (UTC)
This is the first time I've ever experienced the sensation so strongly. It was interesting. :)