New words: 1349 (hopefully I will get the other 651 words tonight after archery, but if I do I will just stick it in tomorrow's wordcount.)
Microsoft wordcount: 46426
Manuscript wordcount: 54750
Deadline: May 1
Mammalian assistance: the cat is using me as a backrest while she sees to her toilette.
Reason for stopping: must leave in 45 minutes
Darling du jour: "We're the carnivorous plants."
Tyop du jour: chookbones
Jury-rigging: My novel has daddy issues.
There's always one more quirk in the character: Dear characters: While not nodding, can you also stop wincing in sympathy? Thanks. Love, Bear.
Today's words Word don't know: Today I learned that the plural of labellum is labellums. I would have guessed labelli. Anyway, Word doesn't know any of those. Also: harlequined, microwaved, dragony, rictus, agave,
Words I'm Surprised Word Do Know:
Sustenance: steamed buns, applesauce
Mean Things: cultural relativism
Other writing-related work: none
Miles to Lothlorien: 245.2
Guitar practice: For some reason, I can only sing Tom Petty songs in a Southeastern accent.
The Internet is Full of Things: Orchid anatomy