For what it's worth, that gumshoe former Marine I am writing about carries a 1903 Pocket Hammerless in his pocket. It was a gift, and it is his constant companion. When expecting trouble he dons the shoulder holster with his Colt .45. In his desk drawer is a 1917 S&W revolver, and he has a Model 10 stashed in his car, and in his bedside table.
I figured he'd have the Model 10s from his time as a cop, and the other were associated with his service in the Marines, both in WWI and in Nicuragua.
19 chapters outlined. So 2600 words per chapter to get to 50k. It's not working out like I planned. I have a feeling I am writing a novella, and not a novel, and will come up short in the end of month deadline for word count. And I am behind. Only a bit over 10,600 words by the middle of Chapter 6. It'll be a full sized chapter, this one, at least. The long weekend will help. I fell behind because of my brother's wedding last weekend. I will endeavor to persevere.
I has a sad... - Those cool 10-8 mag floorplates for the M&P? As it turns out, even with rounded corners that are snag-free to the touch, the matte anodized aluminum will a...
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