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Sunday was wonderful:

     Made good progress on my ongoing art project, and also finally made a human mug-shot for my Triune characters page, since I've already got 5 hyarmi ones and 4.5 avarii. Glad my scheme with the beard worked and saved me hours of hair-pulling!

     Got a delightful phone call from my aunt, who is having a great time rereading the first Geren book and spotting things she hadn't particularly noticed before.

     Some great progress with my book 5 outline notes, which I had left in disarray after finishing book 4 last winter. Got some chapter titles chosen too--no way I can write without those!

     But best of all, Sunday was the day I kicked off the autumn 2009 writing season...by writing the prologue to book 5! It has been well over a decade I've been looking forward to putting that scene in words; still can't quite believe I've done it!

     (Small print for any potentially overly-excited book 4 readers: I won't be going straight into book 5 chapter 1 just yet, but it is getting closer!)
Emotional Status:
indescribable pinching myself
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On September 14th, 2009 07:38 pm (UTC), shanra commented:
Congratulations! ^-^ May it prove to be a fruitful season!
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On September 14th, 2009 10:35 pm (UTC), shout_of_joy replied:
Thanks! *hugs* I still can't quite believe it! =D
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On September 14th, 2009 11:17 pm (UTC), silvanime commented:
Wow, that's great news! I'm glad to hear that things are going so well. Do you know what triggered it off? Has the weather been cooler? Or was it just time?
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On September 15th, 2009 12:13 am (UTC), shout_of_joy replied:

No, the weather has been warmer, but I did get some good sleep over Labor Day weekend (Sept 5-7) and it felt like it was time. Waiting another week would put me near the equinox, which would aggravate me. ;)
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On September 15th, 2009 06:06 am (UTC), brezzydal commented:
I am so happy to know you actually wrote the prologue for book 5. That is
just great.
I pray that you will have a very fruitful writing season this fall and
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On September 15th, 2009 11:09 am (UTC), shout_of_joy replied:
Thanks! It feels wonderful.

I hope so too! =D
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On September 23rd, 2009 05:20 pm (UTC), diapers4three commented:
Ahhh... Finally caught up on the posts!! =)

Congrats on all your success! Is Bk 5, Ch 1 done yet?? ;)

By the way... Got Mikey's bday card yesterday (when going through all our vacation mail) -- It was perfect! He was so excited about it (as was Elly!) as he had just mastered the "reading" of Brown Bear, Brown Bear this past week... =)
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On September 23rd, 2009 10:35 pm (UTC), shout_of_joy replied:
Feels like you guys have been gone forever! ;)

Hah hah, no--hopefully I can start on Saturday. Very happy to hear that Mikey really liked his card!