It’s one of those days when the characters are sulky and uncooperative. Tell me what you’re doing, you characters, you! Doesn’t help that it’s about 100 degrees outside.

In the meantime, I had to take a look at the NY Times book section and depress myself. Is it just me or is this… well, ugh?

Also put up an annotation of David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas. Brilliant book.

Getting out the whip and chair. Look out characters – I will have my 1,000 words today!

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