Having given you sufficient time to recover from being forced to listen to the voices of my inner critics, as promised, here are some more of their pithy comments:
The dirty dishes need to be washed.
Subtext. Add some subtext. IF you can.
And you forgot to put the beans to soak for the soup tonight.
Who are you kidding? You’re no writer.
Don’t forget to put the laundry in the dryer.
You really can’t go forward with this story until you rewrite chapter one. At least three times.
Look, look! There’s a Baltimore Oriole at the feeder!
More research, now. And check Twitter while you’re online.
You know you’re never going to figure out the perfect way to Show, Don’t Tell.
The dog is whining to go out. The houseplants need water.
Anyone out there with a good, no-fail Banishing incantation? Please?