Total: 21,200 words.
Current short story (working title "H.D.N.V"): 1,200 words.
In other news: (a letter)
Why must the children always vomit in the middle of the night? If they must vomit, couldn't we arrange for it to happen during the day? Studies indicate that adopting this practice could lead to a worldwide productivity increase of as much as 12.7%.
PS - You owe me an hour of sleep.