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it's a great life, if you don't weaken
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Progress notes for 18 June 2005:

Whiskey & Water

New Words: 1,989
Total Words: 136,367 / 151,500
Notecards eviscerated/added/remaining: 2 / 1 / 12
Pages: 606

I always forget that these later bits of plot sometimes only take a few paragraphs to manage, because they're not exposition or setup, but consequences.

I might just pull this off. Chapter 28 to complete the setup, Chapters 29 and 30 for the climax, Chapter 31 for the denoument.

*runs like mad to keep up with the wheel*

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
151,500 / 160,000
(94.0%)
Reason for stopping: lunch plans
Mammalian Assistance: none
Stimulants: Um. Lots of tea. Lots.
Exercise: none
Mail: not sure, because the nomailman hasn't been here yet.
Today's words Word don't know: meerkat, spasmed, unshriven, unresonant, haloing
Tyop du jour: n/a
Darling du jour: n/a
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Kristine Smith, Code of Conduct; Richard Overy, Russia's War: A History of the Soviet War Effort, 1941-1945
Interesting research tidbits of the day: Albino raven; The Caduceus vs the Staff of Asclepius
Other writing-related work: slushed

In other news, stillsostrange and I think this would be a good name for a band: Crushed Velvet Elephant Seal. Which will actually make sense, kind of, when this book is published. *Hopes for Bunyip cover art.*

Yes, I have gone completely nuts. This often happens around this point of the book. It's safest just to control your children and move along.
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