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Archive for November 30th, 2009

Progress Report, in which I once more avoid the crash and burn

Logged 3.6K on Wet Work. And here’s an extra special Magic Meter to mark the occasion:



The end has come. First draft complete as of 11/25/09, 4:11 p.m. CST. The printout sits just over here, to my left.

I can think of many things I need to fix, but also many bits that turned out better than I had thought they would. Only a few months ago, I was on the wrong side of a second act that looked more like a brick wall. And yet I somehow found the story, as I always seem to do. I keep thinking that one of these days, I’ll crash and burn before I’ve had a chance to build my wings . . . but not this time.

A quick peek at the end: