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

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the beauty of the first draft is that honestly, it doesn't even actually have to make sense.

You can kick leaves over the plot holes later.

Progress notes for 01 September 2006:


New Words:  839
Total Words: 10,724
Wordcount for the year so far: 147,628 (I am such a slacker this year.)
Pages: 47
Deadline: September 5
Reason for stopping: End of scene

Stimulants:  ginger lemonade
Exercise: Going for a walk with ashacat and netcurmudgeon here in a bit.
Mammalian assistance: Mebd has gone to her vacation home in the country
Mail: nomail

Today's words Word don't know: unsubtly

Mean Things: Death threat
Darling du jour: She'd always admired his ruthlessness before.
Jury-rigging: Not so much, I'm going to have to go back and put in a lot of stuff, though.

There's always one more quirk in the character: Richard really will do what he just said he would, you know.
Other writing-related work: More CEM
Books in progress:
John Lindow, Norse Mythology;

The glamour!: I finally did those dishes. The laundry is waiting until after the novelette is delivered, though.

Tags: new amsterdam, progress notes, short fiction
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