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 26 and 27 August 2005:


New Words: 2118
Total Words: 57,761 / 69000
Pages: 276

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
69,000 / 110,000
Apparently, writing longhand is how you get unstuck. This book hates me. I do not want to write another 40K longhand. But needs must, when the devil drives. I've also discovered I need to add a bunch of stuff to the front end.

Alack. This book should not be this hard. I dunno why this book is this hard.

Actually, what I have going on is a delayed case of second-book perfectionism. It just waited until my fourteenth goddamned book to hit me. This is so unfair.

Reason for stopping: food.
Mammalian Assistance:  none
Stimulants: licorice spice tea
Exercise: walking
Mail: rejection from Black Gate
Today's words Word don't know: dodgy
Words I'm surprised Word do know: n/a
Tyop du jour: rained awareness
Darling du jour: "At least my nose isn't broken." Kusanagi-Jones widened his eyes and spoke in an undertone. "You mean it's supposed to look like that?" Thank you, thank you, they're here all )*&%)*^%^%* week. I haven't had a pair like this since Will & Kit.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Richard Overy, Russia's War: A History of the Soviet War Effort, 1941-1945;  Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade
Mean things: [spoiler]
Other writing-related work: up to page 405 in Blood & Iron edits.
Interesting tidbits:  nothing interests me today.
Tags: carnival, progress notes
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