So my brain wasn't on vacation. It was working hard, just in a quiet, behind-the-scenes sort of way. (The human brain, by the way, is 85% water.)
Within half an hour of waking today, I had all the plot problems ironed out and knew exactly how this puppy is going to end. I figured out enough to write a three-page synopsis. And I had a wonderful call from my agent, who is excited about this project. Very excited.
Here are today's lovely numbers:
Today's word count: 1,454
Total word count: 36,912
Goal: 50,000 words
Days remaining: 5
Today's Trivia Question: Does it take more muscles to smile or frown?
Answer to Yesterday's Trivia Question: The extremely popular board game invented in 1979 is Trivial Pursuit.