Also, on the writer topics, here's Kaja on "Writing your Own work."
Progress notes for 22 May 2005:
Whiskey & Water
New Words: 2,642
Total Words: 89162 / 100,000
Mammalian Assistance: various
Today's words Word don't know: Polichinelle, Addams, arrases
Tyop du jour: resplendent in his gaudy goat
Darling du jour: Sword cleared sheath in the same gesture that left him on one knee, head bowed, the blade laid flat on the stones beside her feet.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver;
Interesting research tidbits of the day: rapier carriers and frogs
Other writing-related work: none
Caesar never got them back,
Because they killed his ass in the second act.
I really love that line. Much more than I should.
Off to visit truepenny and eventually attend WisCon on the morrow. Further updates as time and the Recalcitrant Laptop permit.