New words: 2165
Microsoft wordcount: 34008
Manuscript wordcount: 40250
Deadline: May 1
Mammalian assistance: Cat doing the vulture pose on my chairback.
Reason for stopping: Quota, and if I don't go do the Shadow Unit stuff I need to do, the web ghul is going to dine on my intestines.
Darling du jour: There was nothing in all the world so implacable as a tree.
Tyop du jour: just one tiny beat swelling along the myriad stems of the world
Jury-rigging: Still More Thrilling Scenery.
There's always one more quirk in the character: And tonight, for your entertainment, Tristen will internalize about PTSD and daddy issues. You know, writing is easier when I remember that I am, in fact, allowed to narrate, and that words are not a camera.
Today's words Word don't know: vasty, symbiotes (not to be confused with symbionts!),
Words I'm Surprised Word Do Know: cincture
Sustenance: cooooooooooffeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. grilled ham and cheese.
Mean Things: PTSD. Daddy issues.
Other writing-related work: Yeah, gotta do a heapload of SU scutwork tonight, and maybe if I am lucky, there will be a draft of an episode in my inbox tonight.
Miles to Lothlorien: 248.2
Guitar practice: none.
Mail: well, there was that Hugo nomination...
The Internet is Full of Things: But I had no time to go looking for any....