Weekender (2)

Day 43. 151 pages, 69,120 words. Some overlap here, but going well.

Still very swollen and uncomfortable, getting to the point where I need to call the doctor to make sure they haven’t fucked something up. I deflate a bit while I’m lying down, but sitting and walking is painful. “Very painful”, the handy-dandy recovery instructions list as the criteria for calling. How fucking useless and subjective is that? I wouldn’t call this “very painful”, but then I have endured bowel surgery. And this is “frustratingly painful”, all the time.

Yeah, it hurts to walk because this is chafing season and my balls are about 50% bigger than I’m used to and have a fucking surgical incision on either side.

Fuck all this.

Anyway, I got a little tiny pointless session of writing done today, and finally managed to put my stats back in order. Weirdly, this long flatline followed by a spike mirrors exactly the previous book at the same point. I can’t promise I’ll be able to keep up the same momentum, but the shape of the metrics was very interesting. See the Book 6 and Book 7 lines below.

metrics (20)

Still been overtaken by Fergunakil, though.

Molran will be hitting the shelves this coming week, I’m just waiting for my cover now.

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2 Responses to Weekender (2)

  1. stchucky says:

    “What do you mean by ‘overlap’ there, Hatboy?”

    Well, interested reader, basically how I write this book is to take a wedge of notes at a time, copy it onto my phone, and turn it into chapters either on the phone or by e-mailing the doc to myself. Then I fold it back into the master doc.

    This time, it was so freaking long since I’d been able to open the master doc, I had a big block of chapters and notes, and I’d moved a bunch of stuff around. And when I pasted the chapters back into the master doc I didn’t have time to figure out which notes I had incorporated into chapters and which were still floating around, so I pasted the leftovers in and I suspect they’re now a bit doubled-up. With any luck that won’t happen again, because now I have all the remaining notes in my working doc, so they can be worked up into the final 8 chapters or so.

  2. brknwntr says:

    I would definitely call the doctor, every person I’ve known to undergo this procedure previously was recovered in 3-4 days.

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