Word written total: 1241
Percentage complete: 1%
Daily average required to complete by (self-imposed) deadline: 199
Reason for stopping: Time to make dinner. Hungry now.
The weather is nice enough to do the alfresco writing thing again. I took my laptop down the the bottom of the garden, where I've been typing away in the shade under a tree.
My laptop is an aged IBM Thinkpad which was cheap and works well when plugged in, but if you try to run it from its own power it manages about 2 minutes before it beeps, "Help! I'm dying! Switch me onto mains power now!" However, by using the reel of cable I use for the mower, I can work outside, despite lack of battery power.
The story feels as if it's grinding along. On the one hand beginnings are fun, but there's no momentum behind the story yet and I still feel that the prose is dull. However, I've mentioned the murders, though Bethany still hasn't encountered the killer yet. That will be for next time. *g*