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June 21st, 2013

12:00 pm
My tweets

  • Thu, 12:29: Xbox Live is down. The screams of rage resound across the country. And my living room.
  • Thu, 13:06: RT @SenMikeLee: Please RT if you agree w/ me, @SenRandPaul, @SenatorTomUdall, & @ChrisMurphyCT that we shouldn't send military funds to Syr…
  • Thu, 13:36: YAY. @MuchAdoFilm will be showing at one of my favorite theaters tomorrow. Guess where I'm going to be?
  • Thu, 13:48: ...oh, yeah, I wanted to make some changes to this thing before sending it out again. This is my head, being desky. TOO MUCH TO DO.
  • Thu, 13:49: And since I have so much to do, I reckon I oughta get off my ass and do it.
  • Thu, 15:32: Know what's fun? Having to use your #CCP as an ID at the bank because you forgot to transfer your DL back to your wallet.
  • Thu, 16:50: I think I just wiped out a small and budding civilization by cleaning my sink. But now my kitchen is clean.
  • Fri, 11:38: Missed yesterday's "1700-per-day" goal by 350. *sigh* But I'm still on track for 50K, so I'm okay with that.
  • Fri, 11:55: Boy rightly pointed out that this cover pose for #HanselAndGretel would blow out her eardrums if he actually fired. http://t.co/0GYzBLEpkx

08:00 pm
And I have reached a point in the story...

Where I have realized that the 1st person POV I started it in simply will not work. There is no way to make it work, and I should stop trying to do so.

Of course, now the question is: do I go back and fix 3600 words' worth of Wrong POV, or do I just go forward on the doc with the assumption that I've done so and then fix the beginning in post? How crazy will it drive me to do that? Survey says: "probably pretty crazy, as per experience."

However. I'll probably, at this point, just go forward like it's always been in 3rd person. I am woefully behind on wordcount, and fixing it Right This Minute will take time that I could spend, you know, writing.

Last time this happened to me, it was the opposite problem. I started in 3rd and the story needed to be told in 1st. That... was an easier fix than this. But at least this means I get to write the scene I wanted to write but was constrained by POV because the POV character was not on the stage when it happened.

*sigh* It's never easy, is it.