The blackness would hit me and the void would be calling

Here’s recent progress on my modern gothic ghost story about a salvage crew trapped in a doomed southern mansion – now with a crunchy murder ballad center and Bonus! clandestine cemetery where the stones don’t match the bodies (and were never meant to). As inspired by a (semi)true local legend:


    Project: The Family Plot
    Deadline: January 15, 2015
    New words written: 4601 (HOT DAMN)
    Present total word count: 50,319



    Things accomplished in fiction: A photo album; a round of confessions; a few drinks; did some digging; decided that you can’t rob a grave if there aren’t any bodies to pillage – but what if you find one anyway?

    Things accomplished in real life: Neighborhood jaunt with dog; ran to grocery store; did some minor housework; that’s about it.

    Other: Hot damn, that’s a good one-day total; I’m not doing NanoWriMo per se, but if I can ride the wave of cosmic momentum, you can bet your sweet ass I’ll do it. And hey, look out below – today’s total means I’ve cracked 200,000 words for the year so far! [:: throws confetti ::]

    Number of fiction words so far this year: 201,700



One thought on “The blackness would hit me and the void would be calling

  1. Rainer Bönsch

    Have thrown confetti. Who is now clean?

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