1400 words today

I turned my attention back to the group story that still needs a name. Lizzie and the hat took care of a bunch of zombies, but the main focus was on Clovis and Gina.

They had to clear out a building where the virus is being loaded into vaccines. I probably need to go back through and ramp up the creepiness factor, but I like how it came out.

My favorite part was when they all got back together. The hat was absolutely manic, and laughing himself silly. I liked the part where he said, “If I had a bladder, I’d wet my pants.”

My heroes were forced to torch the building holding the virus, leaving one contaminated person inside. Since he’d never survive the virus, it was a bit easier for them.

I also revealed the big bad for the first time. This is the paranormal entity that’s behind all these shenanigans. She got away this time.

Still 1400 words isn’t too bad.

I also spent a big part of my morning monitoring that Facebook lounge post about Lisa Burton. It cut into my writing time, but all in all it was a good day. A good weekend for that matter.

Tomorrow, I have to go back to the job that actually pays me. I think I’ll call it a weekend and goof off this afternoon.

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39 responses to “1400 words today

  1. D.L Finn, Author

    There’s nothing better than making yourself laugh:) Enjoy the rest of your time off.

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  2. You inspired me yesterday. I wasn’t going to do any writing at all, but when I read about your productive weekend, I had some description ideas for a couple of scenes in my whip. I covered the five senses and added a bit of dialogue to the last scene in Chapter one of my fantasy. I believe I wrote about 400 words yesterday. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Sounds like you deserve a rest. Enjoy the end of the weekend.

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  4. I love the bladder line. No wonder the hat laughed.

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  5. She? Intriguing! Enjoy the rest of your day. I’m crawling back into the writer’s cave for a couple more hours before I call it quits, too.

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  6. sounds productive. nice one! Like Ann, I’m inspired to do more today!

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  7. Excellent bladder line. How did the lounge go?

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  8. How’d you spend your ‘goof off’ time, Craig?

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  9. Sounds productive. And the new Hat book sounds intriguing. Nice job.

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  10. I love the Hat. Sounds like you had fun with your scenes. Productive days, no matter what the end word count, are always a plus. At this point, I’d do cartwheels for 1400.

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  11. You’ve earned some goof-off time. Enjoy!

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  12. harmonykent

    Even luckier he’s a Hat and not pants, lol! Glad you had a productive day, Craig. 🙂

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  13. Lol! Love that line from The Hat. 🙂 Yep, I think you deserve some goof-off time!

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  14. Apart from editings I probably managed 14 new words yesterday, 😀 … but the plan is to make up for that today. 🙂

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