it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken
matociquala

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She wouldn't make love, but she could make a good sandwich.

Progress notes for 6 July 2006:

Undertow

New Words:  1015
Total Words: 79,050 / 92,250
Pages: 369
Deadline: August 1
Words per day to meet deadline: 298
Scenes left / scenes myrtilized (notecards, if I were using notecards this book): 14/4
Reason for stopping: I have arrived at the omniscient section of the book. Hmm. Maybe I should play some Chuzzle.

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
79,050 / 100,000
(79.0%)


Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
369 / 400
(92.3%)


Stimulants:  iced tea
Exercise: 1/2 hour of archery
Mail: ARCs of Carnival (check your mail soon, leahbobet, allaboutm_e, clarkesworld, et al) which are *lovely* (they did me proud: four-color cover with a white border, yay!); contrib copies of Subterranean 4, which is also lovely, and my new cheeseboard! (er, that would be my Locus award plaque.) Which is quite pretty.

I feel very special today.

Notes from the blogosphere:

hawkwing_lb comments on Blood & Iron

as does kendwoods

(full disclosure, both of them are fellow OWWers.)

Today's words Word don't know: spasmed
Mean Things: another sympathetic secondary character bites the dust.
Darling du jour:  he was struck by how her displayed slender throat, her open slightly-moving hands, should have seemed vulnerable but instead gave the impression of a lean, dozing predator.
Jerry-rigging: figured out that I could probably pack three scenes into one through use of an advanced stunt-writing technique... which actually makes structural sense.
There's always one more quirk in the character: André just grew up.

Other writing-related work: none
Books in progress: Martin Cruz Smith, Stallion Gate; Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice;
Books read: Holly Black, Tithe
Things I'm glad I didn't go to my grave without: Jennifer Jackson on Romancing the Blog, regarding the village it takes to raise a b&^k.
The glamour!: I got spam from Lesa today.

...shit, she knows where to find me.

...shit, she wants to enlarge my penis.
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