I had all but given up trying to make progress on my NaNo project, figuring that my writer's block had pretty much done me in. My Muse had poked her head out, given me the last few thousand words to the latest chapter in IDD, and then abandoned me again, I thought.
Well, I was watching YouTube videos last night - yeah, I know, not exactly the thing to do when one is participating in NaNo, right? - and watched one that dealt with the Lost Vikings that had colonized the coast of Greenland. It seemed to deal very closely with topics of interest to me with my space colonization story, and my Muse raised up her lazy-assed head and said, "Oh really
I knew today would be filled with music obligations, so I didn't think much about it except to enter the link to the video in Scrivener. But then I came home and sat down to the computer to stare at where I had left my story. And my Muse, fickle little thing that she is, suddenly said, "Okay! I can do this!"
So today's progress has been not bad, considering. AND
I have a feeling I might be able to keep up the pace - Maybe. I'm hoping. I have a really good story, and I know the problem is to get over this introductory stuff where we get to meet the main characters and get to the meat of this first part. I have errands and obligations tomorrow, but I'm hoping the evening will prove productive tomorrow.
In the meanwhile, here's today's progress:
7948 / 50000 words. 16% done!