Progress notes for 18 January 2007
New Words: 870
Total Words: 29023
Words for the Year: 30530
Deadline: Sometime in June or July, I'm guessing
Reason for stopping: quota
Stimulants: peach tea, leftover scallops
Exercise: 3.5 miles ski machine and walking yesterday, for a total of 8.5 miles. I am in the hills over Hobbiton!
Songs mutilated: I didn't practice Wednesday. I suck.
Mammalian assistance: n/a
Mail: no mail.
Today's words Word don't know: errantry
Words I'm surprised Word do know: villainously
Darling du Jour: The most immediately obvious thing in the unmapped passage was... bats.
Mean Things: onion marmalade. (What? I *like* onion marmalade!); dead guy in her hed.
Tyop du Jour: n/a
Jury-rigging: I may get to the mad old hermit tomorrow. Every quest needs a mad old hermit.
There's always one more quirk in the character: Rien hates crying. Did I mention that before?
Other writing-related work: I'm doing the world's most confrontational email interview. It's kind of entertaining. Enlightening, even.
Books in progress: Phyllis Ann Karr, The Arthurian Companion; Gustav Davidson, A Dictionary of Angels including the fallen angels; J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
The Internet is full of Things: NUN LANDER!
The glamour!: girl scout cookies apparently contain something that converts into pure crankonium in my blood stream. Aren't I a little old to be developing a sensitivity to cheap chocolate?