it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken
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when you own a big piece of the bloody third world the babies just come with the scenery

So I hear a rumor that Seven for a Secret shipped today, a couple of weeks in advance of the alleged publication date. I'm terrifically excited: advance response to this one has been great, and hey. There's nothing quite like New Book Smell.

But that also seems to tell me that I'd better get cracking on some of these other projects. Which means its time for...

the first lines meme!

(Here's what I'm working on.)


Vethulf and Skjaldwulf did not get along.
--A Reckoning of Men. (with truepenny)

The first hint of returning consciousness was the icy tickle of fluid dropping across his lids, lashes, nostrils.
--Chill

And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place; and I knew it not.
--Grail

It's harder to get good roles when you're dead.
--"Smile"

"We wouldn’t be having this conversation if you'd flunked Algebra."
--"On Safari in R'lyeh and Carcosa with Gun and Camera"

"Of course you notice the blind girl."
--untitled

My mother doesn't know about the harpy.
--"The Horrid Glory of its Wings"

Someone had left flowers again.
--"Spell 81a" (with stillsostrange)

It's not a straight drop.
--One-Eyed Jack & The Suicide King

An old man with radiation scars surrounding the chromed half of his face limped down a salt-grass covered dune.
--The Sea thy Mistress

Nothing made Matthew hate himself more than waiting for the elevator.
--Patience & Fortitude

No first line yet, but an epigraph:
Faith in their hands shall snap in two,
And the unicorn evils run them through;
                      --Dylan Thomas
--"The Unicorn Evils" (with coffeeem)



In other news, my new roomie made dinner tonight. Best. Roomie. Ever.
Tags: abby irene, best roomie ever, first lines meme
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