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 for 1 August 2005 part II:


New Words: 520
Total Words: 708
Pages: 3

Ah, the perils of walking away from a story for eighteen months or so. Would somebody please explain to Don Sebastien that this is not actually Batman slash? He appears to have developed a teenage ward. Who mI am naming after cmpriest, because I can. Also, why am I writing vampire stories again?

Also, does anybody know why I named this zeppelin the Hans Glücker? I can't seem to recall. Of course, it's not like it has a better name.

Reason for stopping: Work, alas.
Mammalian Assistance: Paladin is under my chair right now. Makes things hard. Mebd's butt is healing, at least.
Stimulants: some kind of nasty black tea and peanut butter cinnamon raisin toast
Exercise: there is walking scheduled for tonight
Mail: Locus has Scardown as a "New and Notable" book for August. And they call it the second volume of a novel. I think I love Locus. Also, an Asimov's rejection.
Today's words Word don't know:  oilily, lucifugous
Words I'm surprised Word do know: n/a
Tyop du jour: n/a
Darling du jour: Much as an elderly woman, Don Sebastien could not travel unescorted,
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: China Miéville, Iron Council; Richard Overy, Russia's War: A History of the Soviet War Effort, 1941-1945; Jack Kerouac, On the Road
Interesting research tidbits of the day: n/a
Other writing-related work:  Critted two short stories, and opened three novel files that I'm supposed to be reading so they could sit on my desktop and inspire guilt feelings. Also, lobbed a turnip, and sent a query. Thirsty work.
Tags: progress notes, short fiction

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