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     Some treats on the money front lately. Placed an order with Alice.com Saturday, and for some reason they gave me $10 off. I'm not complaining! Also, with my last Amazon.com order (using a certain lovely family's lovely gift card ;) I got $3 worth of MP3 downloads, so got myself three songs for $2.97. Neat!

     My work for 'alternate' has been going so well I'm getting downright nervous! Saturday saw me making a bearded mage Arun in Poser in just a couple hours, and a couple hours today got him and Hileko together for some distinctly mushy posing. Bearing down fast on the tough stuff!

     My progress with my three-day writing weekend (got Monday off) has been good enough. Butchered a couple characters Saturday night, then dragged myself through the remainder of the killing this morning. Knowing this was coming since 1997 doesn't make it easier, but I am sure glad to be past (except for hours of editing, bleah). And now I have tonight and Monday to get some distance from that nastiness--glad I have tomorrow off!
Emotional Status:
melancholy melancholy
Reaching My Ears:
'C.S. Lewis song' by Brooke Fraser
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On January 10th, 2010 11:06 pm (UTC), brezzydal commented:
It is nice to hear about all the good progress you are making. Looking
forward to seeing Arun the mage illustration.

I am definitely not looking forward to finding out who are the poor souls you are killing off.

Nice blessing on Alice.com.
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On January 10th, 2010 11:18 pm (UTC), shout_of_joy replied:
It's driving me a little crazy that I don't know why I'm getting $10 off!

I'll be curious what you think of mage Arun if I can pull this off. I have a hard time 'recognizing' him with a beard! (And I think Geren rather looks like a madman terrorist with one! =D )

I'm not looking forward to getting yelled at over who I butchered!
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On January 11th, 2010 02:08 am (UTC), silvanime commented:
Sounds like some tough going with the writing. I hope thing ease for you a bit now that the worst of it is past.

I'm intrigued to hear about the alternate Geren. Sounds like some fun to balance things out.
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On January 11th, 2010 02:53 am (UTC), shout_of_joy replied:
Done with the slaughtering and next up is the torture. =P But at least after that things will change quite a bit.

I don't know how well Geren will show up, as he's not the focus of the picture. But yes, it is nice to have a much nicer project to balance against the writing!
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