Anyhow, now back to the good news.
10,620 / 50,000
Today's new words: 2227
Conditions: Longhand afternoon shift at Starbucks, late night typing shift in dining room. Stealing back my proper circadian rhythm, doctors be damned. No more pretending to be a morning person.
Notable incidents: First occurrence of the kin curse for this book. Those curious about the mechanics of the kin curse from the last book will (someday, when there is a better draft) finally be enlightened about what the pesky dead have to do with it.
Remaining word deficit: 2716. Tomorrow, it will be smaller.