I was bad yesterday, I wasn't a good church-going girl. Instead of going to church with my daughter (she has to do sermon rpts right now, it's her confirmation year), I dropped her off, sped the 10 minutes to the Starbucks, got me a Caramel Macchiato in the drivethru, and sat in the parking lot with my laptop for the hour and knocked out about 500 words. :)
So now I'm over 1000 words which means my little progress meter has the slightest tint of something on it! LOL! 1 whole percent!
I have to say, it's been over 5 years since I've started something brand new like this, my last one was editing for that long, so while there were new pieces here and there, the base was set. Now starting over with a new story, new characters... it's kind of daunting and exhilarating and scary...in a good way. Like moving to a new school! Eeeek! But I'm very pumped, and trying to stay structured this time. Although I've noticed I'm overly cautious, I'm scared to just write. I know you're supposed to on the rough draft, but I'm having trouble just letting that wild abandon take over. Last time I did that, I ended up with a beast I had to cut half of.
I'm also noticing that, already, my main character is wanting to be a little different than I planned her to be. This one is going to be more serious, and that kind of surprises me, because I always write humorous. Hmmm, interesting....
The bedroom is coming along!!!! Get the furniture this week, I hope!! The plastic tubs and I are going to wage war soon if not.