it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken

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i'm gonna show you baby that a woman can be tough

Progress notes for 16 January 2007

yeah, I must be edging up on 30K because I can feel myself on the edge of getting stuck. Middle of the book here we come, baby. Soon the bloom will be off the rose, and it'll be sitting on the sofa eating cheeze doodles in a sweaty wifebeater and hollering for another beer.

Justine = smart


New Words:  2659, and I got to a Big Reveal.
Total Words: 27,297
Words for the Year:  27,337
Pages: 132
Deadline: Sometime in June or July, I'm guessing
Reason for stopping: quota, end of chapter.

Also, about 1000 words on the pirate story. Really good day, in other words.

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
27,297 / 110,000

Stimulants:  The cat has been on me, making it impossible to retrieve my tea
Exercise: walked 3.4 miles yesterday. I've just crossed The Water.
Songs mutilated: the usual suspects. And Bouree and God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Mammalian assistance: Mebd enforced my bedtime last night. Good cat.
Mail: nomail

Today's words Word don't know:  headshake, eldritch, unweight, bootknife, unsqueamish, perfumy,
Words I'm surprised Word do know: concupiscent
Darling du Jour: Save me, Perceval thought, and said, "What's for breakfast?" or "If the Angel of Communication wasn't dead, I'd tell you I would call."
Mean Things: having to pee during sex, eating bugs
Tyop du Jour:  As if in snow motion, sirfry, slit second
Jury-rigging: I managed to work in some important dialogue I had written ahead. Yay me!

There's always one more quirk in the character: [spoiler]
Other writing-related work: none
Books in progress: Phyllis Ann Karr, The Arthurian Companion; Susan Perabo, Explaining Death to the Dog
The Internet is full of Things: How to eat silkworm larvae. God, I love the internets.

Also: Zombie population biology

The glamour!: I grocery shopped. In the rain. And my shoulders still hurt from the pack, for I am old.

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