Shannon Stacey

Proof of stupidity

You know your cats are stupid when…

They eat half the corn broom while you answer the phone, even though they know–from experience–that what went in must come out.

You know your man is stupid when…

You set a Swiffer Wet pad on the counter, and he walks by and says “Period getting heavier in your old age?”

You know the neighbor’s kid is stupid when…

He sneers when you drive by with “Winner Takes it All” blaring. (One does not sneer at ABBA when I have the nose of a 1/2 ton, 4×4 pickup pointed in one’s general direction.)

And you know a writer is royally screwed when…

Your heroine doesn’t think your hero is worth the hassle. AFTER the black moment.

16 comments to “Proof of stupidity”

  1. Sasha
      · April 1st, 2005 at 4:31 pm · Link

    *“Period getting heavier in your old age?”*:rofl:

    The heroin thing. Ouch! Good Luck makign her softer? or him more lovable?

  2. Emma
      · April 1st, 2005 at 7:10 pm · Link

    Not worth the hassle, eh? Isn’t that a little bit TOO realistic??? :lol:

    I shall refrain from commenting on ABBA. Though I’ll have you know it’s taking a considerable amount of restraint.

  3. Jaci
      · April 1st, 2005 at 7:55 pm · Link

    perhaps your characters should talk to my characters. Maybe between them all we can get our respective plots ironed out. :cursin:

  4. Shannon
      · April 1st, 2005 at 9:15 pm · Link

    Or our characters will turn into swingers and all run off with each other. :type:

    And when I’m not listening to ABBA, I’m listening to….

    MATCHBOX 20! :neener:

    I need to move her freakout. There are aspects of the hero’s lifestyle which really hit her when they decided to be spend the rest of their lives together. THEN she says…oh wait–but you’re dead!


  5. charlie
      · April 1st, 2005 at 9:28 pm · Link

    How about we get our plots together and kill off all the heroes thereby ensuring it will be made into a movie :clap:

    Could star Mel Gibson, he’s already used to being killed off as the hero

  6. BJ Deese
      · April 1st, 2005 at 9:33 pm · Link

    OMG, your man is hilarious!!! :)

  7. Shannon
      · April 1st, 2005 at 9:45 pm · Link

    It’ll be tricky seeing as how two of the heroes are already dead. :eyebrow:

    And, yes, BJ, his is. I’m just very careful not to let him know I think so. :cheesy:

  8. Jaynie R
      · April 2nd, 2005 at 5:31 am · Link

    :wtf: If the heroine doesn’t want him then give him to me:love:

    Ya know I love posting here just so I can use your nifty little icons lol. Did ya see our friend on that other blog thought I was childish?:neener:

    Ok, I can’t resist: grin::clap::nod::type::coffee::cursin::rofl::razz::eyebrow::angel::crazy::kiss:

    Ok, think I got it out of my system – Thanks Shannon:wink:

  9. Shannon
      · April 2nd, 2005 at 8:54 am · Link

    I went and found :baby: just for you, Jaynie.


    It’s not worth it. When somebody’s mind is totally closed, you’ll drive yourself :crazy: trying to get your point across. :nod:

  10. Jaci
      · April 2nd, 2005 at 10:37 am · Link

    I want fun emoticons on my blog, dammit.


  11. Cece
      · April 2nd, 2005 at 10:52 am · Link

    I’ve come to steal your smileys! You could at least be nice enough to post where you found them :cry:

  12. Anna Lucia
      · April 2nd, 2005 at 4:12 pm · Link

    OMG, I adore your smilies. :baby:

    But… what’s a corn broom???

    As for the heroine…. you could make that reluctance part of her own insecurities? A further level of self-defence?

    On the surface she’s saying, “Pffft. He’s not worth my time.” Underneath she’s thinking she could never be lucky enough to have an HEA like that.

    Just a thought.


  13. Shannon
      · April 2nd, 2005 at 11:54 pm · Link

    Yeah, but it’s all going to happen in revision, because we’re talking the next to last page when she balks. There’s the sunrise, there’s the horse, and the bitch stopped with one foot in the stirrup. :cry:

    I hate heroines. Maybe I should just write M/M romances. :clap:

  14. Anna Lucia
      · April 3rd, 2005 at 3:43 am · Link

    Yeah, but WHAT’s a CORN BROOM? :shrug:

    These little things bug me…. ggg

  15. Shannon
      · April 3rd, 2005 at 8:36 am · Link

  16. Anna Lucia
      · April 3rd, 2005 at 2:58 pm · Link

    Ah-HA! Thank you. Now my life is complete. :baby:

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