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gtrout gives us the inherent dangers of limericks (via yhlee)

Progress notes for 14 May 2005:

Whiskey & Water

New Words: 1,399
Total Words: 76,008
Pages: 345

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76,008 / 160,000

Reason for stopping: tired, hands hurt, end of the damned one-scene chapter I've been working on for five damned days. This is more or less the midpoint of the book. and it feels like it, too.
Mammalian Assistance: dog under desk
Stimulants: cyclone herb tea
Exercise: yoga
Mail: nomail
Today's words Word don't know: haver, phallocentric
Tyop du jour: short of a duel with the devil (more a thinko than a typo today; it was supposed to be 'deal')
Darling du jour: Amazing, the clarity one could obtain while standing on the doorstep of a dragon.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver; various things I'm critting in draft.
Interesting research tidbits of the day: n/a
Other writing-related work: n/a


Your hands must hurt indeed. Coding problems with the table in your post, not showing up right.
already fixed, but thanks.

Every so often my client freaks out on a cut and paste.
Aha! Never mind. *g*

Well, the provisions would have to be ideas, really. And grit and determination, and a willingness to keep going forward rather than quitting and building the cabin here.

Yeah, though. For me, this is the hard part. Beginnings are a marvelous game, and endings are exhilarating. Middles. Just hard work.
they have got ski resorts.....
Hey, it's the only way to get from Reno to Sacratomato without going way out of your way, and they do get snow....

Re: Life beats Satire like a redheaded stepchild yet again

Virginia Reed watches her pony, Billy, get smaller and smaller as her wagon train pulls away leaving Billy left to die. She recalls her love for Billy and how Billy will always stay in her heart.

...and her stomach.


Re: Life beats Satire like a redheaded stepchild yet again

True. But they're not half as klassy as "Silence!".

[Buffalo Bill]
It rubs the lotion on its skin
It does this when it's told
It rubs the lotion on its skin
Or else it gets the hose
And when it's done there's one more thing
A simple little task, it's:
Put the fucking lotion in the basket.

Re: Life beats Satire like a redheaded stepchild yet again

Yeah, I suppose it doesn't really count. Still, I'd love to see THAT try to make it on Broadway. I love me some musical train wrecks!

Re: Life beats Satire like a redheaded stepchild yet again

"Shockheaded Peter", I think. It's sort of a gothic German "children's" musical, with lots of bad endings and blood. It's actually very good!