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Posted by Dirck on 25 June, 2015

Day What How Much Duration Pen Ink
  • 22 June
  • 23 June
  • 24 June
  • 25 June
  • First draft of “The Parade”.
  • First draft of Choose Your Own Doom.
  • Second draft of “The Parade”.
  • Second draft of “Inconvenient Weekend of the Dead”.
  • 5 manuscript pages and done.
  • Ditto.  Any more messing around gets called second draft.
  • 495 words, and also done.
  • 770 words, also done.
  • 45 min.
  • 55 min.
  • 40 min.
  • 45 min.

The timorous cowering away from the big project of last week became a (probably regrettable) examination of the least possible effort to bring the thing to a conclusion.  I don’t think that’s quite what the chap running the workshop at the end of last month meant by his advice to always be finishing something, but it does get that phase of it off my neck.  In an attempt to hew somewhat closer to the spirit of the advice, I think I’m going to turn to some more second, third and 10,000-grit-polish drafts of some other stuff.  If nothing else, I’ll renew the illusion of momentum I’ve been dazzling myself with.

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