"The Brazen Bug-blesser"
New Words: 1,318
Total Words: 3,359
Deadline: February 29, 2008
Reason for stopping: DONE!
Stimulants: Two cups of coffee, plus a cup of yogurt
Songs played loudly: "Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner" by Fall Out Boy, "Hold Me Down" by Motion City Soundtrack, "Samson" by Regina Spektor
Exercise: Nothing, been sick all morning, might go for a quick walk soonish
Mail: 60-day rejection from Interzone with some nice comments and a market suggestion. Oh, and I subscribed to Shimmer as well!
Darling du Jour: "Feeling grand, m'lady!" The termite emitted a colorful puff of steam.
Mean Things: Josephine got bit again, and well...betrayed
Research is for Writers: Victorian names are cool though they do, on occasion, have their stinkers. Maude? Uck.
Words that Microsoft Word argues with: grizzling
Other writing-related work: Nada
The Internet is full of Things: For those that don't have the luxury to play Flash Focus every day, practice focusing on these double vision photos. I promise they will make you squint.
Phew, glad to have reached a draft with only a few words to spare for the submission limit. Going to let it sit overnight and will give it a fresh read tomorrow night. I know there's one spot in particular that could use some tweaking. By that, I mean cutting erroneous crap.
And then once this is all out of my headspace I can return to the Novel.