My word count for NaNoWriMo was much better than I managed
yesterday. Its only a little after 10am and I’ve managed to squeeze 2567
words out of my head and into a nice chapters. Completely scrapped the
old chapter that I had been working on. I was supposed to be ‘revising’
but this is turning into a complete re-write. I’m happy with the way
I’ve changed things, however. I felt Book Two wasn’t being true to
Addisons character. So, I’ve re-written it, bringing more of what was
seen in The Road of Darkness back. Very pleased.
Now, onto the BlogHer prompt for today:
Nov. 8: If you could redo one moment in your life, what would it be and why? How would it change who you are now?
I would have never jumped the gun and gotten married at 18. It ended
in divorce. A messy and hateful divorce. We are friends now, a great
support to one another, but there are things that can’t be forgotten and
words that can’t be unspoken even after so many years. We keep them
tucked and buried away. We are both there for our daughter. She has a
support system that was lacking when she was little.
The downside of this would be that I wouldn’t have my daughter.
If I never had my daughter, my life wouldn’t be the same at all. I
probably would have fallen victim even worse to my mental disorders,
been locked away and forgotten. I may not even be alive. I would have
never been urge that one little step further to actually publish any of
my writings or share my artwork.
I would be a sad little woman, probably bitter and cold to everyone,
except cats. As a matter of fact, I would truly be a ‘crazy cat lady’
in some derelict neighborhood somewhere.