93 words today – and had to stop halfway through a sentence I’m sure I know how it ends. I’ve heard that advice before: stop your day’s writing in the middle of a thought or a sentence so they next day you can pick up easily right where you left off. That’s never worked for me before because if I’ve forgotten what my sentence was saying or where my thought was going, but I think this time I have a shot at it…. We’ll see tomorrow.
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