25765 / 50000 words. 52% done!
Failure despair blah blah blah. I've got a strong chapter breakdown going, a corker of a scene to write next and a direction that's got me excited again. The word count will take care of itself.
Because this sucks as a blog post, go check out Five Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know. Also, here's a pep talk from Neil Gaiman that I always find helpful, no matter how many times I read it. Finally, here's a link to tonight's episode of Family Guy on Hulu, which will be available tomorrow. Go thou forth and watch, and do not what Brian does.