The first draft is now complete, standing at 139,975 words, apparently. Is it too early for a celebratory drink?
The next task will be to actually make it good, now that I've had verbal diarrhoea all over my computer. But that will wait, it's time for a break from the world of androids, a chance to get out of that headspace, clear the mind, and edit it with fresh eyes.
A time for short stories now, I think, and November will be hectic with the writing – I'm sure some of you can guess what writing things happen in that month, updates to follow.
A drink first, though, I think.