QUOTIDIAN WARNING: I got up a little after 4 a.m. because of deadline pressure at the day job and spent most of the next four hours doing homework. I’m proud to say I resisted the urge to skip this project for a day, and instead I spent 20 minutes banging out a key “intermission” scene that takes place between Acts 3 and 4. Beyond the extra act (You have noticed that Myke Phoenix stories are generally four acts, haven’t you?) there are a number of structural innovations in this story because of the important role it will play in the Myke Phoenix mythology, linking the early years to the present day.
COUNTDOWN, DAY 1: I have been making a habit of issuing a 10-day countdown to the release of each of these monthly adventures, and so I’m obliged to point out to eager readers (with no small trace of anxiety) that the next new Myke Phoenix adventure is due for release on April 7. Save your 99 pennies or their electronic equivalent!
Objective: Release The Puzzle of the Talking Dinosaur on April 7
This morning’s output: 636 words, ready to begin Act 4.
Session: Approximately 20 minutes.
Total words to date: 7,292 (goal 13,500)