But I still don't miss bell-bottoms.
Well, maybe just a little.
Sarah Weinman on cliquishness in lit-blogging (of course, that's those crime people. that would never go on over here in SFF ;-) oh, wait, there's Ed Gorman weighing in, nevermind. )
papersky on POV and language choice
Two words that make me giggle: "thaumaturgical error." It's like pilot error, only with more eye of newt.
Progress notes for 27 April 2005:
Whiskey & Water
New Words: 2,095
Total Words: 54,166
Pages: 244 (Third of a book! Third of a book!)
Reason for stopping: work, end of chapter. Damned thing still refusing to be written in order, as I just moved part of Chapter 11 to Chapter 12, and added eight pages to Chapter 11.
Mammalian Assistance: Giant, aromatic, pouty dog on feet. Cat on shoulder, powersnuggling.
Stimulants: Russian samovar blend.
Exercise: none. Maybe walking later, if my gimpy knee eases up.
Today's words Word don't know: thaumaturgical
Tyop du jour: The arched eyebrow and the wronkled nose
Darling du jour: All books are lies, and all stories are true.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Ed Sanders, Tales of Beatnik Glory; Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver
Interesting research tidbit of the day: The Museum of the City of New York and The Online Parallel Bible
Other writing-related work: n/a