Progress notes for 20 August 2005:
New Words: 1467
Total Words: 47,246 / 56,750
Notecards destroyed: 0
Reason for stopping: haircut, end of scene, end of chapter, end of section.
Mammalian Assistance: kit_kindred gave me thirty seconds worth of backrub. Tease. Also, Marlowe had to be forcibly evicted from my mousepad.
Exercise: 40 minutes gothercise
Today's words Word don't know: occiput, lucently
Words I'm surprised Word do know: n/a
Tyop du jour: He was drawing a breath to green Miss Pretoria when an entirely different voice interrupted him; poutput
Darling du jour: The bruise-limned darkness of sunspots hung vivid against the glare, the ceaseless fidgeting of the corona marked, abruptly, by the dolphin leap of a solar arch.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Richard Overy, Russia's War: A History of the Soviet War Effort, 1941-1945; David Riggs, The World of Christopher Marlowe; Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade
Mean things: That would be spoiling. *g*
Other writing-related work: none
Interesting tidbits: I dunno why Leighton even bothered putting people in his paintings. Dude, we're just here for the cloth.