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By ana (Sun Oct 25, 2009 at 06:55:52 PM EST) FFC, Fun Challenge, Summer Fun Challenge, WTFC (all tags)
Your FFC entry is calling. It's due Saturday night.

Um, otherwise how are things?

It's been a busy weekend. The church choir I'm in did evensong tonight; so lots of special music (that can't be used liturgically any other time) to learn. We did Stanford in B-flat and a setting by John Sheppard of In Manus Tuas (one of at least four I'm aware of). I love Sheppard; it's just so English, and a generation before Tallis (two before Byrd).

It was rainy on Saturday, so we mostly stayed in. The carpenter came to point at stuff and finalize his plans for a permit application. He'll be rebuilding our back porch, pretty soon. It was raining while we talked to him. Then in the afternoon, a choir rehearsal, during which the rain ended, and it suddenly got warm.

Sunday was wonderful, weather-wise. We brought in a bunch of patio furniture and emptied the rain barrel, and brought that in. Early afternoon was occupied with writing. Then Evensong, then a relaxing evening. Toxicfur says she loves to cook, and mostly I believe her, but sometimes it feels like I'm not pulling my weight if she's cooking and I'm not doing much.

Anyway, the writing. The last novel I wrote goes along pretty nicely (if I may say so) for 3/4 or so of the book, and then gets weird, for no reasons that follow in any kind of obvious way from the first part. So I figured maybe I'd start more or less there and re-imagine the latter part. The deal with NaNoWriMo, for those both of you who don't already know, is you write a (new) novel of 50,000 words entirely within the month of November. I'm ignoring the (new) bit. Done it before; may well do it again. So sue me.

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TIME!!! by littlestar (2.00 / 0) #1 Mon Oct 26, 2009 at 07:50:50 AM EST
Why is there not more of it!?! I have been trying to record something for the last three of these challenges. I wish I didn't require sleep, that would make things SO much easier!


After further review... by ana (2.00 / 0) #2 Mon Oct 26, 2009 at 06:54:25 PM EST
I've extended it til the end of November.

Post your nano links! Or whatever else you'd like to.

"And this ... is a piece of Synergy." --Kellnerin

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