No writing yet today – today might be a break-from-writing day – I have a lot of those. But I did get the first 5 pages of my novel off in the mail. Had a writing friend read them – she gave amazing feedback that I’ll incorporate when I do my next set of edits. Wish I’d had the time to ask her before I’d had to send it out. This is why you shouldn’t procrastinate!
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