My first 7-step writing challenge

I’m taking on Zen Habit’s 7-step writing challenge for something fairly “easy.” I’m sitting here at the Cherry Bean, and I mean to write a 700-word draft of a grant statement by 5 p.m. (Note: not the finished statement; I will revise it afterwards). I haven’t done any immediate, preliminary research for this, because I’ve already put in about 3 years of research into this project so far.

It’s 2:25 right now. I’ll work in bursts, and I’ll report at 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm. Here goes…