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: 3193 (better, but not awesome)
Present total word count: 71,219 words
Things accomplished in fiction: Interrupted a plan to demolish the place, then decided to stick around and watch; successfully evacuated one off-duty drag queen from the havoc; bonded over mental illness.
Things accomplished in real life: Day-job work; lots of Writer Business; rescheduled photo shoot for a thing I can’t talk about yet; answered a bunch of emails that had been sitting around far too long; went to post office; tried to keep self and kitty at least somewhat cool; not much else.
Total Official Word Count of 2010: 94,936 words