389 Words

I wrote 389 terrible, terrible words last night. This was the first thing I’ve written in almost a year.

After a year of not writing, I wrote something. It felt…grinding. Felt painful.

And god were they bad. Very, very, bad words. Even worse when read in sentences.


389 words I didn’t have the day before.

389 words towards an idea.

389 terrible, very bad words towards a novel.

Tonight? I aim for another 350. Just 350.

I’ll let you know if I get there.




Published by: wildbilbo

My name is Kristian Thoroughgood, alternately known as KT to my friends, or @WildBilbo on twitter. As of August 2015, I am forty years old. Australian. My blog is intended to be both a place for me to polish my creative writing muscles (not a double entendre) and for others to read and comment on my musings. Expect short stories, articles, essays and other brain dumps. My opinions are my own, and whilst I take care to be at least moderately informed about any topic I speak or write about, these opinions are subject to rapid change in the face of passionate arguments and greater evidence. Please note - on my blog, Evidence beats Passion.

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