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Progress notes for 3 October 2005:

"Lucifugous"

New Words: 1,086
Total Words: 3,064
Pages: 14

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
3,064 / 15,000
(20.0%)
Mind you, that's a total SWAG on the eventual length of this thing. I'm just guessing. It could be a novelette, or it could be a short novella. I'm pretty sure it's not gonna be a short story, though.

Reason for stopping: pondering
Mammalian Assistance:  various, intermittent
Stimulants: gunpowder tea
Exercise: none
Mail: nomail
Today's words Word don't know: inobvious
Words I'm surprised Word do know: duenna, gamin
Tyop du jour: A cardinal skin
Darling du jour: "I am scandalized," the great detective answered, a small smile warming his lips.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: Ladislas Farago, The Game of the Foxes; The Adams-Jefferson Letters;
Mean things: Jack's about to get Sebastien busted for pedophilia. You know how hard it is to make a vampire blush?
Other writing-related work: many crits, and revisions on "Tideline" and "The Cold Blacksmith"
Interesting tidbits:

[22:21] matociquala: What do you suppose the going rate for nubile slave boys in Hungary in 1890 would be?
[22:21] matociquala: Forints or marks, I'm not picky.
[22:22] stillnotbored: 100 marks
[22:22] katallen: damn... I had a website on this
[22:22] stillnotbored: if young and nubile
[22:22] matociquala: http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/current/howmuch.html
[22:22] matociquala: Isn't helping me
[22:23] stillsostrange: I should not refer to this scene as 'the booty-call scene'
[22:24] matociquala: sure you should.
[22:26] matociquala: Tah da:  http://www.yorku.ca/nhp/seminars/2003_04/nieboer/appendix.doc.
[22:27] stillnotbored: so I low balled the price*g*
[22:28] matociquala: Hee
[22:28] retrobabble: *adds to list of things I never knew about but wanted to know*
[22:29] katallen: apparantly gypsies were a gold coin per pound
[22:30] matociquala: So you feed the kids up good before you sell them to the gypsies?
Tags: progress notes, short fiction
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