August 13th, 2006

bear by san

I know, I know. I've run the wolf schtick into the ground already.

They're hard to escape in European myth, though.

First scene of By the Mountain Bound as it currently stands.

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And yeah, if you're giggling because you think you know who this is, you're probably right. If you're wincing because I've mangled Norse myth and terminology just about beyond recognition, bear with me, please. Just keep telling yourself that this isn't Midgard and try not to hyperventilate.
bear by san

I will hold you anyway, and you'll grow strong and leave one day.

(via pnh) I am not well-traveled:

Got at!

Progress notes for 13 August 2006:

By the Mountain Bound

Pages revised:  28
Total pages:  414
Cuts and additions: Well, it was 418 pages when I started, and everything I cut was redundancies and scaffolding. And I've added about a page of new stuff.
Reason for stopping: Have to go back over this damned chapter again.

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28 / 414

Stimulants:  peach tea
Exercise: hiked around UConn with stillnotbored today
Mammalian assistance: Mebd has abandoned me for my houseguest.
Mail: nomail

Today's words Word don't know: choosers, silkening, chooser, venomed, lovestruck,

Mean Things: forbidden love, doomed love, unrequited love, unacknowledged love, tainted love, and an attempted rape.
Tyop du jour: when the stun rises
Darling du jour:  To say he was hatchet-faced would be a kindness.
Jury-rigging: It's all jury-rigging. I added a transition that will hopefully make the (vitally important to the plot) opening seem less arbitrary, and now I'm trying to get Strifbjorn to step up and develop a goddamned voice, please. Bad angel, no biscuit.

Books in progress: Hal Duncan, Vellum
The internet is full of things: Creeptastic. May be triggery. But cool. (via anghara)