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Mmm, four-day weekend. Way cooler than three-day weekends. - GROWL
ifritah
ifritah
Mmm, four-day weekend. Way cooler than three-day weekends.
Although my job may be currently VERY stressful, I can't complain about the lovely perk of not working for the next four days. Mmmmm.

I also have the whole place to myself for all day today and most of tomorrow. *Runs around in circles*

What shall I do with myself today? I think I shall write on my novel (gotta get at least five pages done today), and reward myself with Angel eps in-between pages. Gotta be good though, since later on this evening I'm gaming in Mage. Must. Be. Productive.

I also should do some WWI research... blah. Hrm, maybe I'll just have rune_karidan and gailadora go over it with me. Yeeeeees. So, guys, tell me about Russia! ^_^

As for other news... Umm... I finished another book? No more crappy mystery novel for me! ... But then I started two more. Yes, I am insane. The new ones are:

* Up in a Heaval by Piers Anthony. Mmm, high school reading level novels. They're so nice for breaks at work.

* The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White. I've had it for forever, but have been avoiding it since it feels way too much like school. However, every book I've read about writing professionally keeps pointing at this book, and so I read. ardweden should be proud. ^_~

Oh! And on a second side note: I updated my LJ interests so that I now have exactly 100! Yes, I have more interests than friends... by a lot. My OCD is currently sated with this new development. It kept poking my subconscious: "Summer! Summer, you have 97. That does NOT end on a 0 or 5. FIX IT."

Current Mood: calm calm
Current Music: Lifehouse - "Everything"

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ardweden From: ardweden Date: February 17th, 2005 07:36 pm (UTC) (Link)
I am proud!

Also, those books were not lying. The Elements of Style is very, very good. I keep it nearby always. In addition (lemme see if I can find a link to it), you might want to check out A Pocket Style Manual, by Diana Hacker, because it's a very nice, small, spiral-bound, laminated (because I'm bad with stuff like soda) quick reference for things like commas and semicolons and such. That one sits next to The Elements of Style by me, and together they RULE THE WORLD.

Or, uh. Just help me with my writin'. Y'know, when I need it. And stuff.
ifritah From: ifritah Date: February 18th, 2005 07:11 am (UTC) (Link)
Hee hee.

You know, I think I own a Pocket Style Manual! ... Either that, or I sold it back to the bookstore. I'll have to search around. ^^
nekoneko From: nekoneko Date: February 17th, 2005 08:13 pm (UTC) (Link)
"Oh! And on a second side note: I updated my LJ interests so that I now have exactly 100! Yes, I have more interests than friends... by a lot. My OCD is currently sated with this new development. It kept poking my subconscious: "Summer! Summer, you have 97. That does NOT end on a 0 or 5. FIX IT."

I'm like that with a lot of things, too. Like.. the volume on my tv. Either 25 or 30. Hee.
ifritah From: ifritah Date: February 18th, 2005 07:12 am (UTC) (Link)
Me too! It can be annoying sometimes. Like, when the volume is just perfect on volume 27, but I just have to put it on 30 even though it's a bit louder than I'd like it. That's probably why people always think I'm deaf when I watch TV! Hey, it's better than not being able to hear it!
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