New words: 1920
Microsoft wordcount: 51764
Manuscript wordcount: 61000
Deadline: May 1
Mammalian assistance: The cat might learn that loving me very much when she wants wet food is a bad way to get it, especially since that's the only time she ever gives me sugar at all.
Reason for stopping: Time to go climb.
Darling du jour: "And have you kept your conscience, Sir Tristen?"
Tyop du jour: violent-blue
Jury-rigging: Tristen is in Scary Danger. Finally, some peril.
This book needs more scary danger on the next draft. Maybe I can add some lighting effects and creaky foleys.
There's always one more quirk in the character: Aw, Tristen. Poor you. Poor your angst.
Today's words Word don't know: cookstoves, tailtip, nevermind, shadowless, kinslaughter,
Sustenance: bean burritos
Mean Things: inherent nobility
Other writing-related work: I did not open the page proofs. Maybe tonight when I get home.
Miles to Lothlorien: 248.5
Guitar practice: none. maybe tonight
Mail: page proofs!