“N” works

I got an obscene amount of hair and fiber from underneath the N, A, and S keys last night, but the good news is that the N now works when I use it. The S is still a little funny, but not enough to drive me nuts. My keys are very flat, and there are a couple small pieces of plastic underneath that fit together just one way. I’m glad I know how to do it now, but the first time I took a key off I thought it was broken forever.

Well, no excuses. I wrote 341 blog words, and 241 fiction words. I didn’t subtract all the words I cut out from what was written before. I would do that in November, but not now.

I’ve already written more today than yesterday, which is a good sign. We’ll see how the rest of the day pans out.  Wish me luck!

Slicing off the unwanted fat

My “n” key is not reliably working. Occasionally my “s” and “a” will follow suit. This is displeasing because I use those letters often. I’m going to have to try popping keys off later, even though it’s a struggle to get them back on with this computer. The alternative is trying an external keyboard, but I don’t think I’m ready to do that yet.

I got up at 5:30 this morning, and it feels good to be back in that routine. I had the thought yesterday that I really enjoy taking the time to make my #BuJo layouts “pretty” (banners, doodles, quotes, etc), and so instead of trying to write first thing this morning, I used my pen.

Then, I started deleting words.

On the way home last night, I realized I was rushing some things in my story, and avoiding others that needed attention. So I saved a new copy, chopped out some words, and smoothed out some edges. I think this will be better, and it will get me moving quicker towards the real problem in the story, which will let me solve the problem, and finish this so I can start another.

Yesterday I blogged 390 words in two blog posts and wrote 333 words mainly at my writing/editing group. I think I’m in a better place to start writing faster this morning. There’s quite a bit of cleaning that needs to happen this evening, too. Hopefully, I’ll have a very productive day.