|HOW BEAUTIFUL. IS THIS.|
1. Knowing you might wake up with a new sibling any moment. (This is the most exciting thing ever. Like, suspense and excitement and curiousness about the gender... gah, I'm curious. I'll let you know as soon as it's born.)
2. Writing loads. Word after word, not caring whether it's bad or good. Just writing loads. Drafts can be dafts. :-) I'm writing a WW2 book - it's in a very dramatic and kind of soppy, old-fashioned style, with descriptions with words I've invented. I have always preferred writing dialogues, but I've recently created a fondness for describing, because I kind of invent words and I LOVE doing it, ha. Some examples:
- Sippy Watermelons
- Crackly dewy mornings
- Squintfully happy
- Nighty feeling in her bones
- Stingy thoughts
- Pinky tears that hazed in her eyes slowly
3. Popcorn. Salty and buttery. Nuff said. Right, Emma?
4. Cynthia Kirkpatrics tea-dress in Wives and Daughters. I'm re-watching the adorable flowery, beautiful Period Drama again, and MAN THIS DRESS THIS DRESS THIS DRESS. I've like, decided. It's my favourite PD dress at the moment. JUST LOOK.
|And that's only the top.|
5. Reading a P.G.Wodehouse book (Right-ho Jeeves, to be precise) in one-and-a-half hours and loving Wooster's way of talking like, wayyyy to much. Why can't I talk like that? I mean, dash it, it really takes the jolly biscuit, and all that. Pip pip. What-ho. He's just so adorable and dorky, Bertie Wooster is. I've developed a really weird kind of crush on him - not a serious one of course, because that's impossible. :-)
6. Whipped cream. I'm a sugar-lady. Today we had a small family party, and we had strawberry ice-cream with whipped cream. And I just adore whipped cream. I took second helpings and had a whole plate filled with nothing but warm, taste-less-but-yummy-anyway cream. I'm weird that way.
7. It's warm enough to wear nylons to Church. I'm a nylon's fan. I did make a character of mine describe nylons as 'greasy legs', though, but it has nothing to do with my opinion of them.
|I want a cracked mirror.|
8. Naming my characters. Probably one of my favourite bits about writing is naming the characters. I love special names - I don't name my characters Elizabeth or Jane or John. I like a name with a swing and a crackle and 'hey-there.' Some of the characters names in my current work (blue ones are males, just in case you don't know):
9. Seeing someone wearing the same jumper as you is so cool. It like, 'Oh hello there, twin!'
10. Going to bed so ridiculously HAPPY. Thank you, dear Lord. And I mean that with all my heart. (And is it amazing to know that Jesus knows I wrote this down?)