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April 27th, 2013

12:00 pm
My tweets

  • Fri, 12:53: So, Scrivener (the writing software) is on sale for half price. http://t.co/BXPu8xtqR4
  • Fri, 19:01: And part of my research for this thing involves looking at my road atlas to see where a divining spell would point my wizard.
  • Fri, 21:03: Have cracked 4000 words. It might come in under count. Wish me luck. #amwriting
  • Fri, 21:05: Also, Robert Downey Jr on Leno tonight. *flail*
  • Fri, 21:57: ...wait, this story is supposed to be FUNNY. Dammit. Where'd the humor go?
  • Fri, 23:39: And there's 5000 words. #LSW: "I'm savin' myself for the woman I love," he said, with great dignity. "Whenever she decides t'show up."
  • Sat, 11:13: I canNOT wrap this in 700 words. ARGH. Oh, well, that's what edits are for. I also have to go back and seed something. #amwriting

01:55 pm
The Unicorn Time-Travel Story has an END at the bottom.

HUZZAH.

I like this system. Having the outline allowed me to flow from one scene to the next in a logical and consistent manner, and I drafted it in four days rather than the month that something like this would've taken me in the past when I was pantsing.

Of course, it came in 6% over the wordcount limit (6400 words on a 6000-word limit), but I can fix that in post. It also needs a better ending line, which I can also fix in post. And, of course, a title, which will come to me eventually.

I hope.

But. For now. It's done. I am well pleased.