I almost met my goal of getting 2 writing projects out the send slot in my email box this week and technically speaking (since tomorrow is really an official end of the week) I will still make the goal (although not with orginal intent which was 'end of normal people's workweek').
One paper is a revision that I am really happy with, I think it is a vast improvement over the first draf--let's just hope the editor and reviewers think so too!
The second project is--- you , guessed it! ---project X which was in track to go out to today except for some difficulties in second author's schedule today which just didn't permit those last edits. However, I expect to get it back from her tomorrow and click send then.
Then, back to regularly schedule dissertation writing. I'm officially starting a new file called "Discussion" --yes, I am finally nearing the finish line. I can see it off near the horizon.
Oh, and in less than 2 weeks I will have survived my writing marathon and will be sitting in a cafe on the other side of the big pond. I'm not sure if I will be drinking an espresso or perhaps a panache as I people watch and try not to think about writing. Hmmmm?