But wait, there’s more!

The eldest of the younger half of my family is telling me about a dream. Part of it is good plot bunny material – people can buy unborn dragon eggs in the grocery store, and mobs spawn in your hair when you overheat. I may do something with that. Or if you like, please help yourself.

Yesterday was “normal”! I woke, I went to the office, I left the office on time (mostly), I went to my writing group, and I got home at a reasonable hour! I did everything on my list, though not a lot of anything. Doesn’t matter. Routine! I have achieved it!

Speaking of routine, I recognized last night (again? finally? who knows.) that hey – I really was very proud of myself for that month or so last year that I was waking at 5 a.m. every morning, including weekends, and that should be a good enough reason to get my ass out of bed again at that hour. Right? The memory that I was productive and proud of myself for it simply because I woke at a ridiculously early hour – it’s a good reason.

So at 5 a.m. when my alarm went off and I rolled over because ugh, who wants to get out of a warm, cuddly bed when one can go back to sleep for an entire hour, that thought (luckily) flashed through my mind.

I want to wake up at this hour because it made me feel good.

So I did. Hee!

Anyway. Yesterday I wrote 262 words of fiction, and 539 total. I’m pleased to report that so far this morning I’ve already written more than that, and Space Cats from Space Earth has reached 25,671 words total. I have actually written more than that this year alone, and I started in December last year, so I’ve cut quite a few words out. I’m kind of thankful I don’t know how many, though. Go figure.

Okay, Wednesday. Bring on more routine for me, please!

2 Replies to “But wait, there’s more!”

  1. Congrats on motivating yourself to get up this morning! It was all I could do to open my eyes at quarter after six… I used to have energy. I used to be able to get up bright, early, and chipper. Then kids happened. 😛

    Yay for words!

  2. *gets my grocery bags*
    Which store? Can we go? Are we there yet?

    Look, I’ve got PLENTY of heat to offer. And lots of dragon love to give.

    *moves to your fiction world*

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