June 2, 2017

Day 2: Short Story Marathon

Summary

Busy day with work and life, so writing was slower as expected. Started with a line that came to me when I was going to sleep last night (“I was six the first time I wished I was an android.”) and got about two-thirds of the way through the story. I had been working on an android story last month that wasn’t quite working (to similar to another story I wrote), but the subconscious was clearly chewing on the idea.

Only had a few minutes for the Woody and June story, but have a plot element bugging me in the climax that needs to make more sense.

Stats for Today

Strategies Employed: Opening line ready to go.

Lessons Learned: The subconscious keeps working on stories when I am not.

Words Written: 2,700

Hours: 2.1

Stories Sent to Dean: 0

Story Summary

# Story Total Words Done?
1 Woody and June vs the Fungus-Head Zombies 5021 No
2 Unnamed scifi android story 2700 No

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Robert J. McCarter


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