Just celebrated my birthday the other day. Lots of tasty food, some very practical gifts (bus pass, phone cards), and loads of free chocolate. Twenty-six isn't so bad, especially since I'm writing with an enthusiasm that I haven't had in years. I may not have a summer job I was counting on due to poor registration numbers for the program that wanted to hire me, but since I have enough money in the bank to get me through the summer, this might be the opportunity I need to kick this whole self-publishing thing into overdrive.
I'm hovering somewhere around 50,000 words on the current project. This pleases me greatly. They are rough words, and I anticipate adding a good 10,000-20,000 words to the final rough draft count, whatever that ends up being. Aiming for somewhere between 75,000 and 90,000 when all is said and done.
I would write more here, but I'm looking at the clock, and I figure I can finish another 1200 words at least before the kids I look after get out of class for lunch!