I’m writing a novel. Well, the ending to a novel anyway. This novel to be specific. It was 46.6 kilowords when I started, and now it’s nearing completion at 96.3 kilowords. But I’ve mostly added to the end, so technically that’s writing the ending, right?
Anyway, I was working on it today and figured I’d do a spell check. Word gave me a good grilling, but when I was through I learned the correct way to spell “Bureaucrat”. So that’s something.
I added a few words to the dictionary, and when I closed it down Microsoft Word asked me if I wanted to share my additions with Microsoft. The following is what I decided to send them (about 1/3 of the original amount). Enjoy!
This wasn’t an emergency pack. it was a fantasy of self reliance and independence.
I don’t want to be one any more.”
The light was sudden and painful, even through her clenched eyelids.
This was just enough time to grab a well deserved bite to eat.
It had been propped upright behind the containers.
It was one thing to loose your memory.
It was quite another to realize that you would loose your memory before it happened.
P.S. (my initials, as well as a “post script” marking. Clever? I like it. And I can leave it without anything following it, which confuses people (parentheticals don’t count))