Thursday, December 27, 2007


Fell off the exercise/food/writing wagon again. Dratted holidays. I have enjoyed time with friends and family though and that's far more important than being slim, beautiful and famous.

It's not like I haven't done anything. I spun around the living room a couple of times but no bopping. I wrote all over the shower wall but haven't actually inputted anything since Christmas Eve. That feels like a lifetime ago. I think the shower stuff might lead me down an avenue I had overlooked. It might be very interesting.

And I think I discovered Nea's favourite snack food - dates. She's already gone on a rant about nymphs actually being cannibals. That's not accurate but it was kind of funny. If they're supposed to guard and protect flora and fauna, isn't vegetarianism a very bad thing? Maybe it was funny only to me. At this point in time the scene doesn't actually serve a purpose. Until it does, it's only in the notebook, not actually input into the document.

What do you do with those scenes?


  1. The flora/fauna/vegetarianism thing IS funny!

    Spinning is good. Next time, throw caution to the wind and bop, too. lol

    As for those scenes...I save everything!!!

  2. Anonymous9:11 AM

    Snacks are good. So are dates. All kinds.

    My book research this past week involved fattening things. I looked up the recipe for cannolis. (heroine's family has an Italian bakery.) The shells are made with LARD. I did not need to know that.

    I save those scenes somewhere. I had a good one about pancakes in my last one that ultimately went nowhere, but it was funny, so I saved it somewhere.

  3. Anonymous11:35 AM

    Thought spinning was a stationary bike thing. Remember that scene in LA Story where Sarah Jessica Parker is spinning on the beach while Steve Martin looks on?

    Those scene--well, enjoy writing them, keep them, enjoy reading them. They may fit into current ms or future ms.

    And the vegetarianism thing is fun. Dates? Look too much like cockroaches to me.

  4. Anonymous11:37 AM

    But I've never heard anyone else ever express that opinion. Just one of my little oddities.

  5. Anonymous11:38 AM

    anonymous? It's me, Louisa!