Fueled By Distortions

There is a solution supplied inside
There is a citation given within
Lleva ya un tiempo jugando
Este increíble juego
If that does not perform, then the ball needs to be replaced.
-Today’s #spamadvice

November 3, 2015 – 1,617 (6,711)
“Do not lie to me, or I will destroy you.”

Tuesday night, while I was breaking pencil leads drafting1 (I’m no easier on writing implements than I am on keyboards), the penguins decided to load my mental jukebox with all the tracks from The Indigo Girls’ Swamp Ophelia.  Considering the themes I’m working with, I can’t say as I’m too surprised by their choice of soundtrack.

November 4, 2015 – 1,385 (8,096)
The back door shut quiet, then the screen door slammed. He did not come back.

November 5, 2015 – 1,561 (9,657)
She did the thing she hated the most; she picked up the damn phone.

1 I draft in pencil in the evenings, for whatever amount of time I can spend on this. I key in the draft the next morning during the roughly 45 minutes (15 minutes at a stretch) I am generally able to manage before everything blows up. I really do not want to spend more than that amount of time working on this, because I’m already at the threshold where I want to start editing and polishing previous content instead of pushing forward. I’ve promised myself a day of editing for each 12,500 words — given that I only add words, not delete them.

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