Radiolab - There's an especially great line in here that the US has the perfect democracy for the 18th Century, but younger countries have found ways to improve on the system. We very obviously have a problem with our elections, where we're expecting two enormous tents to contain everyone's political aspirations. Rank Choice . . .
Meandered a bit today, but nailed it right on the word count. The weekend seems like it is going to be touch and go to get writing time, wish I had padding and not a deficit. Caffeinate and type I guess.
Word Count: 11961
Target Word Count: 13336
Fugazi - Instrument
Empire - Expensive Sound
Baldur Bjarnason - I don’t tend to put much credence in these ‘leaving the mac’ type stories. But I did appreciate the last few paragraphs. The idea that Apple is a company that relies on keep saying “trust us” to their longtime customers rang true. It feels like the company has a vision for the future of all their platforms, but they haven’t . . .
Didn’t have time before bed to update progress yesterday. Still roughly around 1400 words behind. If I can chop down a hundred words a day, I won’t need to pull double duty one day the rest of the month. I think that the story is probably meandering at this point, but I have a real sense of the main character, and where I want to the story to . . .