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it's a great life, if you don't weaken
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everybody knows the war is over. everybody knows the good guys lost.

Well, the wolfygothboybook is done, and has been sent off to hopefully beguile an editor. Further notes as developments warrant. Now the question is, do I goof off for the rest of the day, or start the soup and then stare at "Chatoyant" for a while?

Progress notes for 7 November 2006:

By the Mountain Bound

New Words:  748
Total Words: 81,644
Pages: 372
Deadline: --
Reason for stopping: Done!

Stimulants:  jasmine tea
Exercise: walked to the polls and back 
Songs mutilated: actually, guitar practice is my very next thing to do.
Mammalian assistance: Mebd was clingy, but now has resumed her regularly scheduled sleeping on my bed and ignoring me
Mail: nomail, but I got a rejection from Strange Horizons last week

Today's words Word don't know: leaflorn, kinked, whatso'er, seithr, downturned, mundanities, recrossed, unwarded, withy, weregild, bastardy, directionless, ungood, wot, legless, Wyrm, bitted, blinkered, hoofbeats, unchanneled, stormfront, swordless, unwelcoming, retuned, unhewed, unlooked, enslavers

Mean Things: End of the wurld!
Jury-rigging: Actually put in some hints as to the actual, you know, plot of the book.

There's always one more quirk in the character: That bitch is crazy. Just saying.
Books read: I finished crowleycrow's book, which is wonderfully written, but I think I have some deep philosophical issues with it. In any case, I found it disturbing, and I need to think about it for a while.
The glamour!: I slept in until almost 8 am this morning. That was nice.

Tags: --30--, edda of burdens, progress notes
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