Ah, this novel writing thing is HARD. Actually if I manage to sit down and start to write and get an indea of where by flippin’ character is going or doing for a while then I am okay and I can get the words out onto the page. But she is being annoying and is giving me no clues as to what she wants or what she should do next and IT IS HARD. I am behind by about 2,000 words from where I want to be at the moment. Going to get cracking on it when I get in tonight but I still really do not know what she is going to do next.
I had a dream a couple of nights ago where I had been asleep and dreaming then woken up with lots of ideas. Scared that I would forget them I wrote them down in my dream. When I woke up for real I couldn’t remember them, neither had I actually written them down. I was gutted.
This is her horoscope for tomorrow:
You need to monitor your own level of self-indulgence today, for the sweet tastes of pleasure are tempting you to set aside your obligations to follow your heart’s desire. You are not, however, required to turn down an opportunity to enjoy yourself. Just stay within your own limits so you don’t go overboard, only to regret your actions later.
Maybe that will give me some ideas.
The Jackal who is on my team heard about me doing it and has signed up too. I have been steadily ahead of him but he is catching up with me and THAT WILL NOT DO PEOPLE. He did just suggest that I add a dream sequence, but I have already done that. I am thinking of turning it into a recurring dream sequence. That would at least get the next 500 words on the page.
Today is Poosday. But *touches wood* today has not actually been that bad. In fact yesterday was a pain in the ass so I think the spirit of Poosday had leaked forward a day. probably something to do with the fact that I spent most of Sunday painting my room in my old flat so I could get my deposit back. So that was like work and therefore like Monday so yesterday became Tuesday.
I am making my own brain hurt now.