This blog follows how a romance novel set in the Borders of medieval Scotland is researched, written and hopefully *hopefully* published.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Rising Early to Write

I did it. This morning I got up at 5:45 am, made coffee and started to write. Of course my son also got up early (which pretty much negated the reason I rose so early).

But I got 1,110 words of Hollow Hearts and Hollow Hills typed in, nonetheless. The scene was Jennet's first confrontation with Tam Lin. It's a key scene, but I had been dreading it, wanting it to be perfect. But now it's done (well, it's strongly drafted, at least). I figured out that I really need to do about 3k every day in order to plow through this story at a pace I now think is "respectable." I guess I'll see what happens.

Coffee cake's in the oven (a new recipe), and I need to get the rest of breakfast put together before doing the other necessary chores.

Have a great day!
~Saoirse

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