I am having massive line of direction problems today, and keep having to go back and put things in an appropriate sequence. Where did I leave my ability to construct a linear narrative, and where do you suppose I can go to see if anybody has turned it in?
New Words: 1,610
Total Words: 80,425 / 95,750
Reason for stopping: end of scene
Mammalian Assistance: Marlowe is on my mousepad.
Stimulants: For some reason, I am drinking Irish breakfast tea with milk and sugar today. Who am I, and what have I done with Bear?
Exercise: none. Bad bear. I will get back on the stick when the draft is done.
Today's words Word don't know: n/a
Words I'm surprised Word do know: n/a
Tyop du jour: n/a
Darling du jour: Apparently better bondage equipment had arrived during the night.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Richard Overy, Russia's War: A History of the Soviet War Effort, 1941-1945; Ladislas Farago, The Game of the Foxes; Leigh Richards, Califia's Daughters;
Mean things: Michelangelo found the plot.
Other writing-related work: line edits on "Long Cold Day" last night
Interesting tidbits: mabfan asked the editors: SO, what font do you really prefer?; truepenny on the travails of a short fiction writer; scott_lynch, First Responder, on the random emergency response generator chart.
barbarienne on titling historical romances, which led me to comment on my hoary old theory of titling fantasy novels.
Pick two of the following words, and the article or conjunction of your choice:
...so sayeth the author of Blood & Iron :-P