Progress notes for 7 August 2006:
New Words: 675
Total Words: 3,142
Deadline: September 1
Reason for stopping: bedtime
Stimulants: iced chai
Exercise: 1/2 hour weights, 3.5 miles on the ski machine
Mammalian assistance: Mebd approves of writing on the sofa. It makes it easier to sit on me while I work, causing cramping.
Today's words Word don't know: broadsheet
Mean Things: I'm forcing Jack and Abby Irene to exist in close quarters.
Darling du jour: --I do not expect miracles outside church, Sebastien answered dryly, and Jack, still reluctant, laughed.
Jerry-rigging: Still looking for a place for a lovely fragment of dialogue I wrote a few months ago.
There's always one more quirk in the character: Sebastien does newspaper puzzlers.
Books in progress: Hal Duncan, Vellum