Tuesday, March 3, 2009

I'm Quite Chuffed With Myself

I've been kicking myself a bit about my lack of progress on Newland lately, so I've given up whinging about it and decided to do something about it instead.

Today, including a rewrite of Chapter 16, I've managed 3303 new words! Time for a reappearance of the Mr Bean Counter...

More good news - it's raining. For the first time in months, we have this strange stuff falling from the sky. This is good for two reasons: 1) rain = no cricket training = possibly more writing - although i may be doing some reading tonight instead. 2) We need the water. South Australia isn't known as the driest state on the driest continent for no reason.

The only way this news could get better is if the rain continues as the cold front crosses into Victoria and the precipitation manages to finally put out the last remaining fires.

Strange coincidence: When Idolatry got accepted, I asked if there was anything I need to sign, send, rework, or do a rain dance to - the response was I could do a rain dance if wanted as the water would be appreciated - result was me doing the snoopy dance.

So does the Snoopy dance equal a rain dance - you decide...


  1. Hmm. You may have a point on the rain/snoopy dance. Have any small yellow birds been showing up?

  2. I've noticed an increase in blondes lately, but I'm guessing you mean the feathered kind...