Remember when I said that I aim to write 2,000 words a day instead of the 1,667 needed to meet the 50,000 word monthly goal for NaNoWriMo?

Today, just past the middle of the month, I’m taking advantage of being ahead and calling an intermission.

This is not an intermission in the audience sense of the word; stretching one’s legs, chatting with one’s companions, maybe indulging in a light snack. This is intermission in the backstage crew sense; furiously running around to sweep up the snow onstage from Act I and change the set over from midwinter Prague to midsummer Egyptian desert, and our ever-competent stage manager is missing along with the rest of the crew, so I have to do it all myself while a three-year old follows me around asking questions such as:

What number is bigger than infinity?

What are people made out of?

What is a duck plus five?

Can you play with me?

Can you play with me?

Can you play with me?

Where does Daddy keep his big saw?

Metaphorically speaking.

Except for the questions from the three-year-old. Those are all real.

NaNoWriMo: Intermission

NaBloPoMo: 16/30


About rbpepper

Rebecca is an artist, writer, and photographer with degrees in Theater and Social Work, and is currently a Stay at Home Mom to her three kids. Some part of her house is always a mess, she lets her kids paint on the table and design their own costumes, and she makes excellent allergen-free cookies. She lives with her equally creative husband and children in a part of Virginia known for being "pretty close to Dulles Airport", and dreams of moving to an old farmhouse in New England.
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