Typing speed in English: about 100-110 wpm
Typing speed in Spanish and French: about 90-100 wpm
Typing speed in Japanese, Russian, and German: about 70-90 wpm
Typing speed in Hindi: 2
(And yes, I realize that this is to a large extent Privileged In The US problems, but I'm still going to complain because I *hate* being slowed down by my own limitations.)
I should start keeping a running tally of the number of times I think "that's no way to run a railroad!" while writing this story about... the collapse of the second version of the Union Pacific Railroad.
I now have a couple of backup external hard drives, a spare battery for the laptop just in case, and a refurb'd tablet and I have spent way too much money on electronics in the last week someone hold me.
Mental Health/Self-Recrimination Show more
Me 1hr ago: I am the worse householder ever my garden is untended my house is filthy I suck as a competent human being why am I allowed to live unattended.
Me 30m ago: Will this headache never go away.
Me now: PMS YOU SNEAKY MOTHERF-- I AM ON TO YOU.
I have just integrated a book curse into the formatting of Maybe She's Born With It (Maybe It's Malachy) and I am damn proud of myself for it.
Sometimes writing beginnings has to be throwing darts at a board until you find by process of elimination where the meat of it is. But that doesn't mean I have to like it.