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Sherlock, Watson and PURPLE BUBBLES! - a distorted venture
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Date: 2007-11-01 14:22
Subject: Sherlock, Watson and PURPLE BUBBLES!
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Music:Switchfoot - The Blues
I decided to chronicle my progress in re: to NaNo, and as I operate off a client, it's quite easy, actually, to write my entry throughout the day and hit 'post' when I'm about done with the novelling experiance.

7:52 am
Opened up the sentence starters generator at Feath's bookcase, and got 'Purple bubbles?' as my opening sentence for Shadowfeet

9:30 am
In chat to Alison, "gah - i'm only 280 words in and i already hate my novel :|"

9:46 am
377 words in, and I'm trying to see how many more words until I can shoot my MC and be done with it.

10:03 am
455 words in and I may already be closet shipping, despite the fact that I am the author. Oy vey.

10:26 am
Am starting to enjoy the writing process at last - 689 words in, and writing backstory into the actual story. Er...

10:56 pm
909 words in: My MC just had a private emotional breakdown, which may or may not remind one of a scene in Little Miss Sunshine (I was listening to DeVotchka's How it Ends at the time, mind). AND my tea has gone cold, ergh.

12:37 pm
As Jules, Jo and Kendra all came on-line at roughly the same time, I got distracted, and only managed to boost my word count to 974 words. MC is stuck in the bathroom glaring at his reflection. Uh, yeah - this drivel has no visible destination in my mind either.

1:11 pm
1, 149 words in! Have decided that as I like the MC's mother (Fanny) so much, she will feature in the story more than just as a backstory, throwaway character :D

1:37 pm
Don't you just love flashbacks and backstory tangents? I do. MC (aka, Carl or Carlisle Wentworth if you wanna be formal - but I'll just keep calling him 'the MC', because it's quirkier that way) is still stuck in the bathroom, reminiscing on how he ended up in there. Well, not in the bathroom, in the house where he is moping about in the bathroom. And so far it's brought me to lovely inspiring 1, 300 word count.

2:09 pm
1, 766 words! Alright! It took a cracky conversation with my resident lazy-arse Laurie to do it, but I got there XD

2:20 pm
Phew. Finally. I just submit my word count for the day. It clocks up to 1, 805 words :D And I was actually only aiming for the minimum of 1, 667. The MC, btw, is still stuck in the bathroom. Note to self: Get MC OUT of bathroom sometime tommorow, just maybe, yeah?

Music Used Today:
The Book of Right-On - Joanna Newsom ♥
Hold Me, I'm Falling - The Unknown
All You Deliver - José González
Evenstar - Isabel Bayrakdarian ♥
What Are You Asking Me? - James Newton Howard ♥
Amsterdam - Coldplay ♥
Love You More than Life - Neutral Milk Hotel ♥
How It Ends - DeVotchka
Sober - Kelly Clarkson
Broken - Matt Caplan ♥
So Long, Lonesome - Explosions In The Sky
Hello - Tegan and Sara
Stall Out - Mute Math ♥
Cosy in the Rocket - Psapp ♥
Through The Glass - Stone Sour
The Blues - Switchfoot

I leave you only with a couple of short lines. Most of today's writing was the MC shutting himself up in a bathroom and being introspective and kinda emo, actually. But I did get a firmer grip on his philosophy on life, and Laurie was an interesting person, if a little (okay, okay, a LOT) odd. The closet shipping, by the way, is evidentally Carl/Quinn. I haven't introduced any one else yet other than the MC, the MC's parents, purple bubbles, odd literary references, and Laurie with a fascination for cherries. Don't ask.

“I’m sorry, Wentworth, did you say anything of importance?” Quinn demanded of him, stepping down from the stool upon which she had been previously standing and bestowing upon the occupants of the corridor a regular stream of purple bubbles.

“Tell me; is it worth wasting time explaining the need of relativity if I am to answer that question at all?”

“Your time or mine?”



“Are you trying to be Rosencrantz or Guildenstern?”

“Or both.”

Carl snorted, and quickened his pace. “Motivation?”

“But, Sherlock, I’m innocent!” she responded with a facetiously childish tone, batting her lashes and pouting up at him. He took a moment to survey her. She was petite, to be sure. He could wrap his arms around her twice over if he was inclined to. She had lovely, large grey eyes that no one was quite able to trust, given her disposition and fondness for white lies, as it had seemed of late. Dimples accentuated when she smiled – and what with a nice set of teeth and a pair of kiss-me lips, she certainly had a very beguiling smile even when she wasn’t trying. She was dressed in one of those chain-store smocks and leggings that Carl loathed the look of so much. He turned his gaze away.

“Do I care?” Carl mused, partly to himself, partly for Quinn’s own benefit whilst he pushed open the door of the bathroom. He turned around to face her once more. “Here’s a clue, Watson. No, I don’t.”

“You’re not a very good detective, detective, sir!” Quinn shouted at the now closed door. Deflated, she stormed off and away.

More tomorrow :)
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Charlotte: newspaper
User: enchantedteacup
Date: 2007-11-02 00:56 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
"gah - i'm only 280 words in and i already hate my novel :|"

Ha, that was like me at 500 words! I decided to start over later, when I was at 1000, and then I un-decided. :D

I listened to a lot of soundtrack music, like The Hours and Atonement. I might put up some download links tomorrow after school.

Good luck with the rest of NaNo! :D :D :D

♥ enchantedteacup
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niyki: we make our own tracks
User: mekelon
Date: 2007-11-02 01:10 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:we make our own tracks
Oh, I really need to get the ST for Atonement. Never mind I haven't seen or read it yet. One of my f-list uploaded Sense and Sensibility for me - but alas, it doesn't suit the story at this point in time. Maybe in a couple of chapters. Otherwise, it's Les Miserables in French for today :D And I raided fanmix and lunatunes for new music too, so at the moment I'm listening to alot of stuff from Gossip Girl fanmixes and on the themes of Eyes and Stars.

Thanks! ♥
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Charlotte: Star
User: enchantedteacup
Date: 2007-11-02 21:55 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Atonement soundtrack:

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User: mekelon
Date: 2007-11-02 23:05 (UTC)
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OMGOSH! You are amazing! Thank you!!!!
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