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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he sang nursery rhymes to paralyze the wolves that eddy out the corner of his eyes.

Progress notes for 15 July 2006:

"The Rest of your Life in a Day."

New Words:  6072
Total Words: 10,250 (another damned novelette)
Pages: 41
Reason for stopping: done with the draft

This may be self-fanfic. I'm not sure. It's always hard to tell with backstory stories if they stand on their own.

Stimulants:  peach tea
Exercise: none. But I may up and go to the gym now.
Mail: nomail
Today's words Word don't know: nubby, gracile, piskie, widdershins, piskie, pavanne
Words I'm surprised Word do know: caryatid

Mean Things: cursing, ensorcelment, ravishment-by-faeries, burning people's feet off by making them dance on hot coals, the usual.
Darling du jour:  As he tore open the green paper package of Quaker oatmeal, the sound echoed through a silent hall.
Jerry-rigging: Man, trying to get the three-challenges thing into narrative without it going all stiff is not easy. But a little crisco and a twist of the wrist, and--
There's always one more quirk in the character: Man, that Faerie Queen can curse like a sailor.

Other writing-related work: Sonny Liston comes off the checklist. After the gym, I will do the proofreader queries on Carnival.
Books in progress: Martin Cruz Smith, Stallion Gate; Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice;
Tags: progress notes, promethean age, short fiction
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