Month: November 2006

I won!

nanowrimo

Yay! I finally did it! The book isn’t quite finished yet, but it is officially over the 50,000 word mark that the folks at NaNoWriMo consider to be the finish line. I downloaded all the winner’s buttons, and will put them up as soon as I can. Now, off to watch Stupid TV for a long time, and sleep.

Maybe I was wrong about astrology…

Ephemera

I mean, this bit seems quite accurate, don’t you think? TheStar.com – Wednesday Nov 29 Thought for the Day: Mercury and Neptune are lost in a fog. Mars is fed up with Saturn. If you can escape the rat race today, please do so. Tell your boss that your astrologer advised you to stay home.

Love After Love

anthology

The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to itself, to the stranger who has loved you all your life, whom you ignored for another, who knows you by heart. Take down […]

qotd

In a novel a hero can lay ten girls and marry a virgin for a finish. In a movie this is not allowed. The hero, as well as the heroine, has to be a virgin. The villain can lay anybody he wants, have as much fun as he wants cheating and stealing, getting rich and whipping the servants. But you have to shoot him in the end. — Herbert Mankiewicz