This is a response to the 100 Word Challenge which is hosted over at Velvet Verbosity. This week the word is – WRITING.
Her newly-acquired, zombie-induced status was the product of many a sleepless night, burning the midnight oil.
Sleep had become her opponent, her nemesis, the bane of her existence; that elusive, unattainable, far-away ideal that she both craved and detested.
She walked around with blood-shot eyes that felt gritty, as if invaded by countless sand granules which could be acutely felt but were non-existent.
Sleep taunted and beckoned her… tried to entwine her in its warm embrace.
But she had a deadline to meet!
At least one thousand words per day.
Twenty days remained to claim the ultimate – NaNoWriMo victory.