"The Brazen Bug-blesser"
New Words: 541
Total Words: 2,040
Deadline: February 29, 2008
Reason for stopping: End of scene, a scene brimming with exposition so yeah, that needs some work
Stimulants: Four cups of coffee in total for the day, y'ouch
Songs played loudly: "Fewer Moving Parts" by David Bazan, "The Feelings Show" by Colbie Caillat, "Voice on Tape" by Jenny Owen Youngs
Exercise: A walk, some sit-ups after I post this
Mail: Nothing (grumble, grumble)
Darling du Jour: Finding herself homeless and without a family, Josephine searched for any that shared Blanchard blood.
Mean Things: Drowned a man, stole a house, steered a young girl wrongly
Research is for Writers: Looked up stuff about England, found some cool county names
Words that Microsoft Word argues with: sideroom
Other writing-related work: Looked over edits for "She's a Hearth," which is scheduled to appear in Kaleidotrope #4 (April 2008)
The Internet is full of Things: Traffic in India is, quite possibly, the scariest thing known to the world of Men. Don't believe me? Check it out:
So, the story should make it under the word limit of 3,500. I just need to wrap things up with the bugs, make it a bit more like a fable, and tightening up a few loose threads. Didn't write too much tonight because I had to draw the remainder of the week's comics.
Some days I feel like I have half a dozen jobs.
I wish The Office was back on TV.