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28 July 2007 @ 06:04 pm
rebellion in the ranks  
My brain appears to be being rebellious, and I'm not sure why. Two of the items on my to-do list, the map and the Chance page, are really very easy. A couple hours' work at most, and probably not even that. For some reason my brain keeps going NOOO DON' WANNA. No clue why, unless it's a bad case of finishitis. If I finish the map, TQB's Done (except that new scene I need to write). God knows why this would be alarming, but perhaps it is. Similarly with the Chance page, which means that issue's Done and that I really do need to write the fifth one. That makes slightly more sense as an avoidance thing, but jeez. Dumb-ass brain.

I did finish up the proposal for THE PRETENDER'S CROWN, so that's something, and then I went and had coffee with irishkate and tarshaan, which was entirely lovely. Now I'm making dinner and avoiding doing a couple drawings. Dumb-ass brain.

Arright. Having categorically stated that yes, I admit my brain is sabotaging me (huh, sabotage doesn't have a u in it. I always thought it did, although I could also always never figure out if it went before or after the second a, since neither looked right) and that I admire its efforts, I will now overrule it and go do my drawings whether my brain wants to or not. And tomorrow I'll write that scene and put up shelves, and I'll do the Chance issue on the train over the weekend.
Current Mood: quixoticquixotic
Kate Kirbykirbyk on July 28th, 2007 05:08 pm (UTC)
As I learned from the cinematic classic Star Trek VI, Sabotage comes from the luddite movement, when workers would through their wooden shoes, aka Sabots, into the cogs of the machines, thus, Sabot-age. So, it doesn't even get the Brit U treatment.

kitmizkit on July 28th, 2007 05:10 pm (UTC)
Peculiarly enough, it is *precisely that scene* which for some reason makes me believe the word has a U in it. It's something about how she pronounces it, or something. :)
(Anonymous) on July 28th, 2007 05:56 pm (UTC)
Saboteur has a U in it. Does that count?

kitmizkit on July 28th, 2007 06:11 pm (UTC)
Hm, maybe that's why I think sabotage does!
irishkateirishkate on July 30th, 2007 11:33 am (UTC)
It's the way she says 'sab-eau-tage' which makes it sound like there simply MUST be a 'u' in there somewhere...