Here are today’s stats on my second urban fantasy adventure — this time with my neurotic undead thief, her shady agent, a cigar box full of magical penis bones, a mentally ill former NASA engineer-turned-sorceress, and the continued fabulosity of a Cuban drag queen:
Deadline: August 9, 2010
New words written: 2019
Present total word count: 17,098 words
Things accomplished in fiction: Almost blew up. Got peed on by a kitten.
Things accomplished in real life: Day-job work; went to postal place and shipped Bloodshot copyedits back to editor; went shopping this afternoon for household things which were desperately needed; did the daily workout in 34 minutes.
Other: Found cute purple flip-flops on clearance at Ross for six bucks. Win!
Total Official Word Count of 2010: 40,815 words