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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Progress Notes

A Companion to Wolves

New Words: 2,425--most of them truepenny's
Total Words: 66788
Pages: 297 of 303
Reason for stopping: sleepy
Mammalian Assistance: Cats. Bah, cats. Get off my keyboard, cats. Also, Signy and Paladin are poky, and I must make a vet appt. Monday, because I think Paladin has a toothache.
Stimulants: Rose pouchong tea, water
Exercise: 5.7 mile walk
Mail: nomail
Tyop du jour: Still nothing good. SO sad.
Darling du jour: the air half-green with the scent of rising sap
Books read: James White, Hospital Station;
Books in progress: Ed Sanders, Tales of Beatnik Glory; Tamara Siler Jones, Ghosts in the Snow;
Books in queue: M.J. Harrison, Tourism; Michael Binyon, Life in Russia
Other writing-related work: Um.

Also, a few bits and bobs on a short story tentatively called "Sober." Which, when I described it to truepenny, inspired me to write the single best sentence of my life:

If it weren't for the Hounds of Tindalos, this would be a New Yorker story.


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