Happy Hump Day everyone!
WIPpet Wednesdays is a blog hop where writers can share a snippet from their WIP (Work in Progress). The only stipulation is that the excerpt is somehow related to the date.
My current project is a new-adult contemporary novella titled Together We Will Live Forever (tentative.) Olivia is a neuroscience grad student and an aspiring artist. Matt works at the art gallery and lives with his daughter, Zelda.
This is from a time when Olivia was still dating Rudy:
Rudy’s footsteps slowed as he neared a building on Bay street, one of those fancy condos with glass windows in place of walls. That was when Olivia took the cue to slide into a bus shelter, hiding behind an advertisement for a Canadian bank.
Through the glass pane of the shelter, Olivia watched the so-called lawyer emerge from the doors of the lobby. This time, she was in a bulky sweater that draped over one shoulder and exposed the other, and a pair of short denim shorts. The short short kind.
Olivia’s eyes narrowed. Her heart pounded in her chest. She clutched her phone so tight that she might just break it.
Then Rudy did the unthinkable.
WIPpet Math: 1 + 9 (for the 19th of the month) = 10 sentences
If you want to read more about Olivia and Rudy (waaaaaay before this stuff happened), click here.
Time for a Camp Nano update! I am at 31055 words out of 50000, which means I am on target, if not a teensy bit ahead.
But… I am exhausted. *wobble wobble faint*
It’s just that I have so much stuff going on! And I want to do it all! There is work and blogging and pole and life AND Camp Nano, and not enough time in the day to get it all done! So because I did want to get it ALL done, I ended up sleeping less, and my health is taking a hit. (Eg. I’ve been having a cold on-and-off for 14 days…) The lesson of the day is: DON’T TRY TO DO WHAT I DID!!
My goal for the second half of July is to take care of myself better. I realized that I probably can’t finish my novel by the end of July even if I reach 50K words, because right now I am nowhere near even HALF done. This may be an end-of-August goal haha…
How is your writing project going? For those doing Camp Nano: how’s that going for you? How are you managing with your Nano/life balance?