Tessa is hosting The Blogfest of Death at:
The entries I have read so far have been great. Check it out.
Sadly, I have nothing to contribute. I have a few paragraphs about one of my leads grieving about two of her children that were much too premature -- but something about dead babies completely out of context rubbed me the wrong way.
I almost wrote something new, but it would be something for a project that is just sort of hovering in the atmosphere around me, yet to be realized in anything more concrete than an "I have this idea..." stage. And I don't have time to write something not immediately applicable because I challenged myself to finish my wip before August 1st (I have to go back to being a teacher).
The good news? I am writing. I found the problem in my story, attacked it, and the characters are back on track, developing how they should instead of how I wanted to force them to be. At this rate, I probably will not finish by the end of the month, but, in the long run, I'm going to have a much better book.
Kudos to all the participants who actually participated. To the people who signed up and did not contribute (if there even are any, I haven't seen one yet for this blogfest, but there have been a lot lately), stop doing that! It makes me grouchy.