Words came so, so difficult today. It really felt like fighting for every single one of them. I got 1,103 today even though I was ready to throw in the towel at the 500 words mark. And while I am very happy with the scene I got today, I was also left very exhausted from the effort.
But being a writer means sitting down and putting words on paper day in and day out, so that is what I did, and it made me feel very accomplished, despite the exhaustion.
Even though I only got 1,264 words today, I’m quite happy with them because I managed some neat transitions between scenes and kept the flow of action very fast.
I also made some mold tests with the wax for the talismans and I’m pleased to report that the molds and the wax work and there doesn’t seem to be anything stopping me from making the talismans… Other than the purification process of course…I’m still very worried about that, because that’s the hardest part for me. I just don’t do vegetarian for more than 18 hours OTL
Today was a nice day. I got a fairly late start, because of some family things, but despite that, I managed to complete all the work I had to do and documents to submit for some applications, and even managed to consecrate and place talismans on my new journal (the last one ended much faster than I had expected).
As for writing, I got 1,361 words today. I was aiming for 1,500, but I’ll take as many words as I can get. Especially since I really liked the scene I finished today. It was a fight scene, and those are always very complicated for me to write, but I really liked how it came out. It’s probably one of the strongest I’ve written, so I’m excited.
Also, I made a bit of an impulse purchase and bought two new tarot decks. But only because Amazon was having a great discount on them and I got them for half price, which is something that would probably not come by again soon.
Now I can’t wait for them to arrive!
April and May have gone by in a blurr of applications, excitements and disappointments. So many things that I await excitedly for, and others that I am greatly disappointed by. But now it is a time for waiting. For papers, for decisions, for so much. But I hate waiting, and so I am taking action. Among them are to retake my writing of my novel Sadaehn, which is halfway through and which I had to stop in a hurry because I had to do urgent applications and requests, which took over my whole attention.
Sadaehn is now waiting at around 55k, which is nice since I’m expecting it to run around 90k or a little less. And since I’ve decided to leave behind most social media platforms, I’ve decided to retake this old wordpress blog I had around. To be honest, I miss livejournal’s format a lot, even though it’s been endless years since the great migration when I left.
But there’s no sense in looking back with nostalgia. So I’m looking forward. At all the words I have yet to write.