Today’s word count is a little bit behind where it should be on day 2 but I exceeded it on day one. Day one, I finished with 1945 words. Want to see where I am at right now? Take a look at this live tracker:
Later tonight I will get this tracker posted on the page somewhere so you will be able to see it no matter what post or page you are viewing but until then here it is.
Want to read the first chapter of Detective 139? Here it is below.
Everything around 1138 Sparrow Avenue was typical Seattle behavior. Traffic slugged along, people walked by a couple of blocks away, and birds flew overhead singing their song. Not much distinguished the day from any other in the Central District of Seattle, Washington. In a way the day was normal for Detective Lincoln Thomas too. A veteran of the anti-gang task force, he was used to these kind of raids.
He looked down the block again taking in the neighborhood. A low retaining wall ran down the side of the street that the subject’s side of the street. It would be great for cover. No one in any of the houses appeared to be looking outside. The SWAT team was staging right down the block, getting ready for action.
With luck, no one would know that they were coming. And everyone will stay inside, he added as a side thought. Lookie loos while a raid went down never ended well.
“Zebra 1 to Delta 2, the team is readied up.”
“Copy, Delta 2 to Dispatch, we are rolling.”