Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

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Writing progess

Yes, the novel lumbers into motion once more.

Words today:
Words in Chapter 10: 1450
Words total: 46,387
Reason for stopping:
End of scene, time to go for a walk.
Other: I've realised that if I'm going to get this unstuck, I just have to write the scenes in any order. I've set up the premise in the Beginning, dropped the characters into a messy situation, now I have to develop all the strands in the Middle. For the moment, it doesn't matter too much about getting them in the "right" order. That can be sorted out at the revision stage. Now I must just plough on regardless and get words down. Gaps can be filled and surpluses trimmed at the second draft.
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