Shannon Stacey

Yippy Skippy

Well, I was going to blog about something Stephen King said in On Writing with which I pretty strongly disagree, even though I hug the book close to me on a regular basis for inspiration. But apparently the last time I hugged it, I put it back in a bizarre place, because I can’t find it now to get the quote from the book.

Huh. All dressed up to blog, and nothing to write.

It’s probably just as well. A decision was made mid-stream on something that has me shuffling my piles of papers, rearranging to get that story on top. My muse is complaining of whiplash, and that little helpful Word cat is tapping his fingers thinking ‘could you just open one file and stick with it’?

This one might include a menage scene, and it occurs to me that my hero’s name means “rock”. So, during nookie, one could say my heroine’s between a rock and a hard place. Wonder if I could get title approval on that.

Clearly it’s time for more :coffee:

8 comments to “Yippy Skippy”

  1. Karen Templeton
      · November 29th, 2005 at 10:53 am · Link

    You are too funny. Rock and a hard place, indeed. :eyebrow:

    But please do find your Stephen King book — because you know I won’t rest until I find out which part you disagreed with!

  2. Anna Lucia
      · November 29th, 2005 at 12:19 pm · Link

    Me too! Because, like you, I loved most of it, but had one or two hiccups – feels a bit like indigestion, when you gobble down most of the meal, but can’t quite digest one or two bits….

  3. Trace
      · November 29th, 2005 at 1:24 pm · Link


  4. Jaci Burton
      · November 29th, 2005 at 4:37 pm · Link

    mmmmmmmmmmmmmm menage……

    What? You were talking about something else?

    Jaci….who spent 3 whole minutes trying to figure out what emoticon went with ‘menage’ and couldn’t come up with one except :nod:

  5. Charlene
      · November 29th, 2005 at 6:53 pm · Link

    Now I’m dying to know more about the menage project and why it’s bumped up. Spill, spill!

  6. Shannon
      · November 30th, 2005 at 1:19 am · Link

    I’m still looking for that damn Stephen King book.

    It’s usually right here on my desk. :eyebrow: That’s what I get for cleaning it.

    And I can’t even believe what my heroine just did. :write:

    And no, I’m telling. My brother-in-law would tell my sister and she’d tell my mother who’d tell everybody and I’d have to wear a gift bag on my head to not die of embarrassment.

    Great. A perverted queen. Just what I needed. (I need to find a really, really good eyerolling smiley. Not that googly-eyed one or the eyebrow one.)

    Karen T has good smilies. :nod:

  7. Karen Templeton
      · November 30th, 2005 at 1:51 am · Link

    And I still like YOUR smilies best. Was thinking I need to start making a list of others I need, just to torment my terrific, wonderful, patient webmistress. :devil:

    As for the SK book, I’d lend you mine but we’d have to meet up like in Indiana or someplace so I could give it to you, since NH is not exactly a skip and a jump from NM.

    And at least your heroine DID something (I’m too tired to do the italics thing tonight). As opposed to my hero, who apparently has no clue. I’d say maybe your heroine should talk to my hero, but something tells me my heroine would be none too happy about that. :eyebrow:

  8. Karen Templeton
      · November 30th, 2005 at 1:52 am · Link

    Okay, so just realized last part of the above comment actually refers to the Viking post.

    I am soooo tired. :snore:

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