Here's the two completed ones again, in case you missed them the first time:
Could I be more excited about this stuff? I THINK NOT.
Just a couple of notes: fantasy reader received wisdom/convention that's just plain wrong?
Yes, women can work around and ride stallions. Really. I've done it.
Yes, you can pivot on your heel rather than on the ball of your foot. If you are wearing stacked-heel boots, it's actually pretty easy to do so.
Interesting discussion of what exactly choosing the right word means, and how I go about it, here. (in comments.)
So far, I have 1500 words of Bone & Jewel Creatures tonight, and a little bit on the minotaur story. My plan is to stay up late and work on the novella, and see how much I can get done.
But first, I am making popcorn,. So you get progress notes.
Tyop: Of curse not.
Mean things: Zombie apocalypse. Jackals.
I heard from someone you're still pretty
They went on to say
That the pearly gates
Had some eloquent graffiti
Like 'We'll meet again'
And 'Fuck the man'
And 'Tell my mother not to worry'
--Iron & Wine - "The Trapeze Swinger"