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And the words just vanish!

April 14, 2008

I lost 844 words tonight. Actually more – I’d written 121 words during the day and when I tried to save the new 844 words to my flashdrive, it gave me grief and wiped the whole file instead. There is a copy of the file on my hard drive but only up to last night’s writing.


Cinderella’s cursing me too! When I left her at the end of the 844 words, she was holding her new gorgeous baby in her arms and now – she has to go through the labour again. Well, not really – the scene I lost wasn’t about her labour, it was about her husband’s anxiety because he’s just been busted! With his pants down. You get the drift. Prince Charming! Not quiet.

So it’s back to recreating the scene. Perhaps the almighty critic of the universe had decided that it just wasn’t right. The judgemental flash drive obviously didn’t think much of it. But it would’ve been nice if they’d let me decide!

Back to work!

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