it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken

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for the one who took the shot. who took the lot.

First off, a pending-pub announcement: Joshua Palmatier and Patricia Bray announce the TOC for The Modern Fae's Guide to Surviving Humanity

And then, the big news.

I started writing Shattered Pillars today. I have 1,071 words divided into two scenes done, and I feel pretty good about it.

1071 / 120000 words. 1% done!

Here's the rough draft of the first paragraph, for your delectation:

The desert writhed with poison life. A rustling carpet moved at Edene's feet, stretching to every side. Barbed tails curved over scuttling carapaces patterned sand-colored and stone-colored, glossy and dull, rust and taupe and black and brown.
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