This won't strictly be a live-blog, because I'm not going to post at each stop...I'm just going to work all day and record my times.
So, right now:
12:53pm: I've updated the blog, updated Twitter, updated Facebook, turned away from my overloaded email in shame, etc., etc....there is no reasonable excuse for me not to get to work.
12:54: OH LOOK OVER THERE SOMETHING SHINY ON THE INTERNET
12:55: I know. I know. *sigh* *opens up Scrivener*
1:03: Buuuuuuuuuuuuuuut! *whining*
1:11: Maybe I should set a timer. Steph updated her liveblog hourly...perhaps I should shoot for that? I'll finish this chapter (and lunch) first.
1:29: Finished the chapter, but had to go into the next one to finish the scene.
1:43: I think I earned lunch!
2:30: I specifically ate at my computer rather than in front of the TV. But instead of feeling energized and ready to dive straight back into work...I kind of want a nap.
I ended at a natural end--the final bit of a scene. I know the next scene I want to write, but I'd have to start it. It feels a little...daunting. I've heard it's often easier to get back in the swing of things if you stop mid-scene...maybe that's what I should have done...
2:39: Dilemma. It's so cold, all I want to do is snuggle into something warm. If I snuggle into something warm (my bed) I will take a nap. If I turn the heat up....I will take a nap. I think nap = inevitable.
2:56: After staring at
Tumblr the computer screen for much too long, the idea of a nap has triumphed.
Words? What words? *stricks fingers in my ears* Tralalalalalalalalalala I can't hear you!
5:06: Unholy bleep! Look at the time!!! *mad scurrying around the house to try to make it at least some semblance of clean so I can cook supper and then hope to write more after that....* Eeep! No more naps for me!!
5:34: Opened dishwasher to find that the soap hadn't dissolved all the way. Lovely. Stack dirty dishes in sink and re-wash "clean" ones.
5:36: Stare at still-messy kitchen. Wonders if it's too late to order the hubs to pick up take-out on the way home from work.
5:37: It is.
5:38: Retreat. For now.
5:41: Realize entire house is just as messy (or moreso) than kitchen. Contemplate a "fall cleaning" on top of crazy word deadline thingy for the weekend...
6:20: I am so braindead. I am officially calling it a day today, and telling myself NOT to open Scrivener again. I need a break.
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