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12 July 2008 @ 05:09 pm
writing and memes  

The crash I was waiting for yesterday arrived today. I was SO TIRED. And so now I give up. I need to write 5500 words a day to (theoretically) complete this novel the day before I leave for ComicCon. Yesterday I ended up with a bonus 900 words, reducing today’s necessary count to 4600, but I’ve only managed 4100, and I’m going to leave it at that. Normal people consider 4100 words a stellar day. I, in fact, consider it to be pretty decent, overlooking the part where it’s not as many as I *need*. But I’ve been at a computer most of the damned day, and it’s turned into a beautiful evening, so I’m going to eat dinner, go for a walk, and watch a moobie with my husband. If I don’t manage to finish this book before SDCC, the world will not end. It will merely extend my small personal corner of Hell another week or so, and at this point, I’m not sure a week one way or another makes that much difference.

Meme nicked from suricattus/LAG behind the cut.

I’m tired of:
being under deadline.

I am listening to:
the kitchen fan.

Maybe I should:
go for a walk.

I wish:
I was done with work commitments.

Chocolate is:

I have lost my respect for:
politicians (because Laura Anne’s answer was a good one!).

I last ate:
a brownie.

The meaning of my display name is:
the nickname of a character I played on Classic X.

Right now I’m craving:

I’ll be done with deadlines.

Love is:
all around us.

MySpace is:
okay for letting readers get in touch with me.

has turned beautiful.

I’ll be rich and famous.

I get annoyed:
(this sentence should just have a period after it)

are more fun in practice than in theory.


Is your cell phone right by you?
No. I’m not entirely sure where it is. In my coat pocket, maybe.

Are you wearing chapstick?
No. Can’t stand it.

Are you tired?
Not so much right now, after being totally wiped out earlier today.

Are you wearing pajamas?

Are you mad?

Are you upset?


Last beverage?

Last phone call?
I called my parents yesterday.

Last time you cried?
I donno. I’ve been stressed a lot, so it was probably over a car show.


Dated someone twice?
What, with like a break-up in between? No.

Been cheated on?
Not as far as I know.

Lost someone close?
Yes. Careless of me, I know.

3 Favorite Colors:


Made a new friend?

Fallen out of love?

Laughed until you almost cried?

Is there something you want to tell someone right now?
I think I’ve got it all covered right now, thanks.

ytd wordcount: 272,500
miles to Isengard: 88

(x-posted from the essential kit)
Current Mood: blahblah
coppervalecoppervale on July 12th, 2008 05:12 pm (UTC)
You're coming to Comicon? Cool. Come say hi - I'm in the Publisher's Pavilion.
kitmizkit on July 13th, 2008 08:57 am (UTC)
I am! I'll be posting my schedule later this week. I shall certainly try to come say hello!