Word count: 10,510.
There is a strength that comes from having done this before. Having finished NaNoWriMo for the first time in November, I no longer doubt that I can do this. I may have questions about the quality of my work, but I know I can churn out a draft. I have need of that strength, now.
My brother-in-law passed away on the morning of July 11. It was quite unexpected. He is a year younger than my husband; Hubby and his brother were quite close. And I — I have no siblings of my own, no living relative of my own generation closer than a cousin. I too, feel quite close to Hubby’s family.
We will be heading back to Virginia for the funeral next week. And I will continue to write.