NOVEL PROGRESS: 12,621 words. 15 scenes written out of 54. The last scene was 1,047 words.

In case anyone’s doing the math, 12,500 is 1/4 of the way through. That’s the equivalent of running one lap around the track. If a mile were 50,000 words.

Don’t anyone, including myself, mention the fact that we are supposed to be at 16,670 words at the end of the day today.

Now look. There I went and mentioned it.