Mercury retrograde. That sinister time when computers go haywire. Sure enough, the day before yesterday, I got a virus and had to take my computer into the Geek Squad at Best Buy. The solution was easy. I bought new anti-virus software, a newer improved model.
So no writing time was lost. Still averaging 1,000 words per day in hammering out the rough draft. 40,000 total words is the goal–or thereabouts. I’ve got a ways to go. I’m working on Chapter 17.