Progress notes for 29 March 2008
May 1Mammalian assistance:
Mostly, I was neglected Reason for stopping:
There's nine hours of work in that six pages. It seems like a lot of effort for very little return. They're a pretty awful six pages, too, which makes me unhappy.
Also, the space bar on my damned laptop is dying. Replacement gets closer and closer.Darling du jour:
I hate every word.Jury-rigging:
Well, I figured out what Jsutien's job was. That's nice to know on page 220. Something else to fix in the next draft. Thank God writing is not a performance art.There's always one more quirk in the character:
None of these people have personalities. Something else I hope they grow by the next draft. Today's words Word don't know:
astrogrator, astrogation, tzaraath, Mean Things:
Parental angstOther writing-related work:
Some SU stuff. I seriously need to get some deadlines pushed back here; I'm going to have a Serious Malady of some sort otherwise. Or possible just lose my ability to communicate. Or write. Or write anything but hackwork.Exercise:
crunches, "ran" two miles. (When we say "ran," we mean "waddled.")Miles to Lothlorien:
I was low-blood-sugary, but I did practice somewhat. Poorly, because I was hungry and clumsy. God, was I clumsy today.