this deer is definitely a horse

mectanite (n.) – a fictitious metal/mineral/alloy either mined from a fictitious satellite or forged by a fictitious alien culture, good for an unknown fictitious purpose.

Primary use: a cooler-sounding alternative to unobtanium.

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hard deadlines

11 May 2013: finish rewriting, editing, and proofreading Icarus.

12 May 2013: start deciding on my next big project.

31 May 2013: finish writing two of the following: Murrine, The Law of Accelerated Decay, Hecheto Welo (It Is Done Well), or the nameless demonic possession short story.

1 June 2013: begin my next big project.
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What with work and extracurricular activities (read: boyfriend), I wonder if this deadline is too optimistic. I’m averaging two hours a day on writing, but that time can easily get pushed aside for other things, like sleep.