January 6th, 2007

spies mfu ispy he died _ hawleygriffen

back in the saddle again

Progress notes for 6 January 2007

dust

New Words:  788
Total Words: 12,357
Words for the Year: 9,497
Pages: 63
Deadline: Sometime in June or July, I'm guessing
Reason for stopping: quota, end of scene

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
12,357 / 110,000
(11.2%)


Stimulants:  ginger peach black tea sweetened with crystallized ginger chunks
Exercise: just going to gym as soon as I put some pants on. 
Songs mutilated: I did not practice yesterday. I am bad. Today I will practice.
Mammalian assistance: Clingy cat
Mail: Contracts returned for the Monkeybrain Books novella.

reviewy things, maybe with spoilers

http://jasminesmith.livejournal.com/16659.html

http://tomecat.com/madtimes/index.php/2006/12/30/iron-and-blood-by-elizabeth-bear/


Today's words Word don't know:  nanotech, hir, unblade, kinking, nano, polycarbonate, raingutters, anchore, holde, domaine, lensed, cratered, snaggled, beaky, worryface, sie, castelan, Tristen, Aefre, tched, Roger's, burled, Alasdair, Gunther, Barnhard, Avia, Benedick, Ardath, holocrystals, peridot, velveted, haloed, celadon, Cordelia, resurrectee, greeny, sceptre, Cymbeline, elbowy, conics, ahold, ungendered, rainbowed, elementals, nanotechnology, unrepairable, frontside, sunside, puddled, crepey, pillowed, imporous, uncleaned, autocannibalize, uncollapsed, autocannibalism, ye,
Mean Things: created artificial life. promptly enslaved it.
Tyop du Jour: n/a
Jury-rigging: Memo to me, remember to do the Star Destroyer Cut Scene establishing what the villain is up to.

There's always one more quirk in the character: Jacob is being all subtle and villainous. I am glad I gave him a POV.
Other writing-related work: must. crit. amanda's. story. I did look at some pages for Sarah, though. And I slushed last night. Fourteen stories. *cries.*
Books in progress: Liz Williams, Snake Agent; Phyllis Ann Karr, The Arthurian Companion
The Internet is full of Things: Korean pottery
The glamour!: yeah, I should take out the trash.

evile overbear

product endorsement

[13:49] matociquala: cape cod jalapeno cheddar potato chips single serving bags are actually enough potato chips.
[13:49] matociquala: possibly even a bit more than I want.
[13:50] matociquala: those would be potato crisps for you, Liz. *g*
[13:51] hawkwing_lb: I do speak some American :)
[13:51] matociquala: because you are all that and a bag of chips.
[13:52] matociquala: er, all that and a packet of crisps, I mean
[13:52] matociquala: and wow, when they say jalapeno, they are not kidding.
[13:52] matociquala: *breathes fire*
[13:53] matociquala: *destroys tokyo*
[13:53] leahbobet: *Japanese people scream*
[13:53] matociquala: Guess we have to move Worldcon someplace more convenient, then...

In other news, it is seventy degrees outside.

Have I mentioned that I live in Hartford?

In other other news, I have decided that dust is going to be nothing but cool shit, top to bottom. Literary merit is for girls.

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