Writing a rape scene

Yeah.  I did that.  I didn’t enjoy it, but it had to be done.

The worst part is that it was a character that I really like a lot.  But something bad had to happen to her to wrap up a plot point and move the action along.  It kinda fucked me up a bit, and I’m still feeling weird about it. 

This just goes to show why you should never get too attached to your characters, I suppose.  :-


Also, I fully intended to have a 5,000 word day yesterday.  I didn’t.  I wrote about 2,100 words.  Which is OK, considering I haven’t written anything at all since NaNo ended at the end of November.  So it was a pretty good day considering that.