Sue Roebuck, bless her, has challenged me to finish my pirate novel, On a Lee Shore, by the time she comes back from the UK next week. I'm not sure whether this is because she wants to find out what happens or because she's sick of me belly aching about it. It NEEDS to be finished - there's a lot of redrafting to do and I'm beginning to get annoyed with it. Once it's finished I can set it aside for a few months and do something else. then I'll come back to it and give it some ginger on the 2nd draft!
As of this morning I was on about 91k words. Right now I have:
Another 10K should just about do it.