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Progress Post: Complete

So, I finished my debut novel. I got excited for about 5 minutes. How did I celebrate? I promptly got on to book 2 in the trilogy. This isn't the first manuscript I have ever finished, and I guess I'm not thrilled because I still have so much more process to go until it is a complete package. I actually had about 7 written pages left of book 1, but something just said: stop.

Right now:

  • 162 pages
  • 71,375 words

In my regular world, I had a really rough day. I decided to take a day off from my 9-5(shouldn't have because I am the epitome of starving artist right now), but it was wasted because I got lost on the way to the interview. I had a total, blubbering like a little toddler melt down. I hate navigating public transportation from Queens to Nassau. This Southerner is still have issues adjusting to life in NYC . The fast paced rat race fills me with gloom and doom 😔

Instead of letting the frustration and anxiety get to me, as I usual do, I got to writing. I wrote all day as if it were my full time job. I LOVED IT! Of course I did. I actually got the novel done, and ready to go into editing phase. It was amazing. The whole time I'm thinking, "I love this! I could really get used to this."

Another good ending to an otherwise shitty day? I found the notebook for the sequel to my debut novel. Thanks to the guidance of my fiance.


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