August 29th, 2006

View from study (sunny)

Writing progress

Story Title: A Necessary Evil (aka The One About the War)
Words revised today: 389
Words now in Chapter 2: 5199
Percentage reduction: 6%
Words total: 65,257
Reason for stopping: It's getting late. Time to be sociable and go and watch TV with G.

Whee! I'd forgotten how enjoyable a bit of violence and dismemberment can be. During tea break this afternoon, I got the bad guy's monster to eviscerate and decapitate one of Huw's comrades. This is so much fun!

More seriously...

I always reckoned to be pretty good at keeping in mind the choreography of fights etc. But in changing the POV of this scene, I discovered that Huw kind of hung around vaguely doing nothing for quite a while. Oops!

I've just had to terrify his horse into bolting, thus carting him out of the way for a moment, so that I can bring Mark into the fray.
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