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The Plague

I thought Middle Monster was mostly better, but she was up at 4:00 a.m. throwing up again, now joined by Princess Monster and That Man.  Of course, it was one of those nights for me where I simply could not get my brain to shut up, where I wasn’t even sure I ever fell asleep (I know I did, but I was awake every 20-30 minutes).

Needless to say, it was a hot tea morning Dark & Early instead of coffee.  I don’t think the plague is getting to me, rather just a long sleepless night.

I didn’t title this “Revision Xibalba” even though I was up writing, because I didn’t work on the Mayan story.  I finally got a bit of an idea for a short story set in the Beautiful Death Mythomorphoses world.  Well, short story may be stretching the truth a bit.  It’s a “scene” at least.  I have characters and I know their goals.  Whether it makes a satisfying short story, or morphs into something else entirely, I don’t know yet. 

I also began plotting (loosely) the beginning of Return to Shanhasson for NaNoWriMo.  Although I began second guessing myself and wondering if I should try to write Charon’s story instead.  I *know* Return very well, except for the beginning.  I know only a vague beginning to Charon’s story and nothing after.  So Return will definitely be easiest to write fast.  I do need to get the next book done in the other world, though, or Sis is going to hunt me down…  (Charon is her favorite character)

6 thoughts on “The Plague

  1. Ug. I hate it when the children come down with the plague! Hang in there! Stay healthy if you can.

  2. Sorry they’re all sick. Hope they all get better soon.

  3. 🙁 Hope everyone is better very soon. The Plague SUX… Ms. Six came home early from her friend across the cul-de-sac’s house yesterday because he threw up. While she was there. Even though I immediately made her go wash her hands AND use hand cleaner, I’m still nervous… stoopid germs….

  4. Ug. Stay healthy, and I hope everyone else gets better soon!

  5. Hope everyone feels better and you don’t catch it in time for Nano — which I found an idea to do after all. 🙂

  6. *drools over Charon possibilities*

    Oh, and sorry…kids…sick…stuff…*drools some more*

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