Here’s one way to make yourself focus: overestimate the ability of your laptop battery. I’ve had to close all the things to try and make my battery last the duration (6.5 hours) that I will be sitting in this café.
Observations from the BN café: The family in Brave is a genetic improbability: four redheaded, blue-eyed children when the mother has the dominant expressions of brown hair and brown eyes.
Today’s goal: 40000
Total word count: 37559
Day’s word count: 2617
Average daily word count for April: 1567
Death count: 1
Total word count towards other projects (including this project, Facebook messages, cover letters, etc.): 27651
Daily word count towards other projects: 351
Average daily word count for other projects: 1227
Today’s playlist: “Poetry” including Children of Eden, Harper Blynn, The Civil Wars, The Mountain Goats, and Liz Phair.
Songs I’m singing: “Ring of Stones” from Children of Eden, “Journey to the Past” from Anastasia, Jimmy Cliff’s “I Can See Clearly Now,” “When You Come Home to Me” from The Last Five Years
Cups of tea: 2 caf
Hours spent at work: 5.5
Hours driving: 1
Times I’ve visited the minefield: 2
What else distracted me: I was pretty good today (for reasons explained above)