George R.R. Martin (grrm) wrote,
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August

August? August? AUGUST??? How the hell did it get to be August? What happened to July? Who took June?

Argh.

Well, I had to turn over the page on my World Wildlife Fund calendar. The big gorilla has been replaced by elephants. But Kong is not yet subdued. So much for omens.

Perhaps for the next month it is my fate to wrestle Dumbo. How am I gonna beat Dumbo? He FLIES.

I actually had a very good day today, writing about a character who wasn't originally supposed to be a POV, but has turned out to be sharpest sword I've got for slicing through the Meereenese knot. I'd feel very good about that, except somehow it has become AUGUST. With worldcon bearing down on me like a freight train.

Sorry. Sorry. Don't mean to rave. Got to remember my mantra. One page at a time. One sentence at a time. One word at a time.

Here's a nicer memory of August, from the old 2009 calendar:



Would that it were actually August 2009 instead of August 2010.

Bye for now. I have to feed the elephant.
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