Thursday, August 12, 2021

Writer update!

 We are back in civilization for an hour or two to do laundry. It comes to every camper and hiker! So here's my chance to catch up. Yes, as a writer!

Since our hikes have started typically by 7:15 or 7:30 a.m., we've been done and in camp by mid-afternoon. That's enough time to do some writing, and so far I have written every day, I think at least 1000 words. The new novel is up to 59,237  words as of this writing, and keeping the daily momentum means it's kind of coming together. I do think there will be a lot of moving scenes around--I'm envisioning a lot of notecards to rearrange on a big wall.

Meanwhile, here is proof I've been writing:

Outside when conditions allow.

When the mosquitoes are too bad, I move into my BiL/SiL's camper


Mornings are spent soaking up the soul-healing beauty of the Sierra Nevada.

Little Lakes Valley, Rock Creek

The beauty of the ancient trees

Table Mountain, above Bishop Creek.

Treasure Lake, S. Fork Bishop Creek

Three happy hikers

 ©Rebecca M. Douglass, 2021
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5 comments:

  1. Looks like your having a nice holiday

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  2. I was thinking I should say something about taking a break from writing while on holiday. But that's me. You have different goals at present. My goal is to have a holiday! I've put the winter collection together, ready for you to attack when you get back. Zanzibar is taking a little longer...
    Great photos!

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  3. Hi Rebecca - well it all looks very organised ... so definitely time to keep writing. Wonderful you're able to get away with family support ... so pleased for you - the writing hiker. Take care and see you soon - cheers Hilary

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  4. Lovely photos! Now, that's what I call the great getaway place.

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