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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Characters Tell the Story...

Ok, I added 1,504 words today to "Hollow Hearts and Hollow Hills"(between making breakfast, lunch, working on potty training with my boy, handling Board business and getting the dog out). It's not a ton of words (certainly won't win the "Novel Race" at this rate), but it's something and (frankly) I like the scene I'm working in/on right now.

It is utterly NOT how I intended it to be, but I sort of let the characters do what they'd "naturally" do and it feels right (I love letting them tell the story while I jot down what they say ;-).

It feels like I'm getting back to the hearts of Tam Lin and Jennet (and this is (technically) where they first meet).

Anyhow, must put away the remnants of lunch, put J down for a nap and deal with some other responsibilities around here, too.

Have a great day, one and all!
~Saoirse

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