March 21st, 2011

new england quiet before the work

in you i crash cars

Apparently, ad eternum, while it seems to have solved itself in my head, has also decreed that it will be written to "Love Will Tear Us Apart."

Fortunately, I have 8 versions. (I highly recommend the Jose Gonzalez one, by the way. Especially since Spanish guitar is appropriate to the protagonist.)

2011 03 21 Daily Commute 003  2011 03 21 Daily Commute 004

Tea today: Upton Tea's Tindharia Estate FTGFOP1 Cl. Second Flush (DJ-142)
Teacup today: Tall pansies

In other news, garden outside vs. garden inside:

2011 03 21 Garden  2011 03 21 Garden

And in conclusion, morning cat face:

2011 03 21 MorningCatFace 003

Off to the word mines now.

comics invisibles king mob

all my failings exposed.

I have 48 unscheduled hours. This draft dies now.

That means it's time for...

Metrics!

ad eternum


Hours since draft-kill commencement: 7.5
Microsoft words/Pages total: 12,441/68
Manuscript words total: 17,000
Microsoft words since draft-kill commencement: 1,141
Sustenance: Macaroni and cheese, liverwurst and ham sandwich, olive salad, radishes, pita chips
Caffeine and caffeine substitute: Upton Darjeeling, Stash White Christmas
Alcohol: Dogfish Head Raison d'Etre
Dancing: --
Sleep: --
Exercise: Did a little yoga
Mean things: Newspaper articles about one's self. Creepy stalkers. Immortality.
Darling: "Anyone you shock in the Hotel Aphatos came here to be shocked." 
words Word don't know: steepled, aeroplanes, unaltering, Savile, Manhattanite, calligraphed, fumblings, fortyish, roundish, unintroduced, untasted, untacked, Reconquista, ow, stoppered, wampyrs, Kashrut, magics, unputrefying,
Tyop:



12441 / 20000 words. 62% done!
true blood tara dumb

there's a party in my mind

ad eternum

Hours since draft-kill commencement: 9.75
Microsoft words/Pages total: 13,475/72
Manuscript words total: 18,000
Microsoft words since draft-kill commencement: 2,175
Sustenance: Macaroni and cheese, liverwurst and ham sandwich, olive salad, radishes, pita chips, chocolate cupcake filled with goat cheese, carrots
Caffeine and caffeine substitute: Upton Darjeeling, Stash White Christmas, Stash pomegranate rooibos,
Alcohol: Dogfish Head Raison d'Etre
Dancing: through the storm (and about to do a little guitar practice)
Sleep: --
Exercise: Did a little yoga, and a little more.
Mean things:  The past returning to haunt one
Darling: Apparently, the wampyr had underestimated the state of the art in telephoto lenses.
words Word don't know: steepled, aeroplanes, unaltering, Savile, Manhattanite, calligraphed, fumblings, fortyish, roundish, unintroduced, untasted, untacked, Reconquista, ow, stoppered, wampyrs, Kashrut, magics, unputrefying,
Tyop:



13475 / 20000 words. 67% done!
true blood tara dumb

cost? it's costing us nothing.

ad eternum

Hours since draft-kill commencement: 12
Microsoft words/Pages total: 14,101/75
Manuscript words total: 18,750
Microsoft words since draft-kill commencement: 2,801
Sustenance: Macaroni and cheese, liverwurst and ham sandwich, olive salad, radishes, pita chips, chocolate cupcake filled with goat cheese, carrots
Caffeine and caffeine substitute: Upton Darjeeling, Stash White Christmas, Stash pomegranate rooibos,
Alcohol: Dogfish Head Raison d'Etre
Dancing: in the ruins
Sleep: --
Exercise: Did a little yoga, and a little more.
Mean things: a stoning, somebody you used to know, obituaries, that guy who stiffs you for the check, a riot
Darling: "Your aim," he said, "is poor."
words Word don't know: steepled, aeroplanes, unaltering, Savile, Manhattanite, calligraphed, fumblings, fortyish, roundish, unintroduced, untasted, untacked, Reconquista, ow, stoppered, wampyrs, Kashrut, magics, unputrefying,
Tyop:


14101 / 20000 words. 71% done!

I was originally scheduling mac and cheeeeeeeese and cocoa with schnapps for midnight, but seeing as how that's the end of the penultimate scene I plan to write tonight, I think I will bump that up. Food break!