How did I ever manage to generate 25k words last year? Already behind in word count. I think I'm not supposed to be backspacing as much as I am...
It boggles my mind, but it seems to happen every time. Once I start generating content, the story just comes to me, gets more and more complicated, twistier, the characters just sort of appear and the conflicts and desires get exposed. Still only a vague, nebulous ending. I'm waiting for the 3rd one to hit, the real ending, the one that isn't obvious. Word count is starting to pick up as the ideas start flying through my fingers onto the page. Go away, editor.