Today, I start revising chapter three of Grail in light of new, awful, earlier events, and the balance and spin the book has finally attained in my head. I don't expect a whole lot of new wordcount for a while, but I may suprise myself. And there will need to be Scenes of Mysterytude added, since it turns out that's what this book is. (I expected a plot coupon fantasy. That was the plan. Book One: Quest Fantasy; Book Two: Chase Novel; Book Three: Plot Coupon Fantasy.
But it just wasn't hooking together that way, so I had to go back and find a structure that did work. And now I have to go into the formless morass of what I have written and stuff the armature in, then redistribute the flesh over the skeleton to make it look natural before I animate it.
A little like reboning a boneless chicken.
Or Frankenstein's monster in reverse.
It's Thursday, which means Project:Valkyrie accountability day
Friday 1/29 : rest day
Saturday 1/30: 2 hours stacking wood
Sunday 1/31: 22 minutes running, 3 minutes walking, 40 minutes swimming laps
Monday 2/1: 22 minutes running, 3 minutes walking, 20 minutes yoga, 2.5 hours climbing, belaying, and hanging around gym
Tuesday 2/2: 22 minutes running, 3 minutes walking, 40 minutes swimming laps, 20 minutes yoga, 2 hours dog brushing (trust me, it's a workout)
Wednesday 2/3: 5 minutes yoga; 2 hours climbing, belaying, and hanging around the gym
Thursday 2/4: 20 minutes yoga, 1 hour archery
Virtupitude is observed!