NaNo WriMo, Day Seven.
Yeah, I'm a little bit behind.
As it turns out, it is much easier for me to write a draft than edit one. And another one.
But I feel like it's not a lack of enthusiasm on my part. Instead it has a lot to do with working full time. I'm not one to say academia isn't the real world and boring-ass shift-jobs are, but there certainly are differences.
See, in the real world, many things are oppressive Juggernauts which cannot be controlled, where as academia is the ideal picture of the real world with a system people influence to maintain all the benefits of their hard work.
It looks like I'll be able to catch up and improve by tomorrow, anyhow.
I'm near 14,000 words in. How about you?
Fear, focus, and the future. C.M. Humphries talks about writing, horror, and whatever.