May 16th, 2007

writing sf starwars wookiee stet

no one minds a junkie with a well-paying job.

Ahh. I got to the murder mystery. And chapter three is put to bed.

Onwards to chapter four! In which we flash back three hundred years, to yet another end of the world. (This book has... four? Approximately? Well, I said it was periapocalyptic.)

Progress notes for 16 May 2007

All the Windwracked Stars

New Words:  1,116
Total Words: 18,164
Words for the Year: 124,996
Deadline: November 1
Reason for stopping: quota, food before gym

Today's words Word don't know:  sexlessly, antigrav, monofilament, eyeroll, flehmen, livor, belling, whuffed, gawkers, halfs, unmutated, uncirculated

Darling du Jour:

Selene wondered how many passers-by had picked their way over the delicately cupped hand that lay athwart the stair, and how many of them had taken time to rifle the body.

Mean Things: dead bodies of people you were just talking to last night

Miles to Rivendell: 250.2.
writing gorey earbrass conscious but ver

she's a Ph.D. in i told you so. you've a knighthood in i'm not listening.

peake reviews Carnival for SF Site.

Yeah, he's probably right about the structural issues. And some other stuff.

But I like plot! SFF novels almost never have enough to suit me.

(For me, the conversation about gender and Utopia and societal expectations was the most interesting part of the book. But hell, I just write 'em.)
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I went to a Ferron concert tonight.

She honestly just gets better with age--more connected with the audience, funnier, and in better voice.

That means you get you CM meta tomorrow.

Anybody who spoils me before then will be beaten to death with a shovel. (A vague disclaimer, as some have said, is nobody's friend.)
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