i don’t cry on the inside

courtneywriting

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

my writing process:

me: type type type
me: delete delete delete
me: retype retype retype
me: I wonder what this novel would look like in a different font.
me: picks through fonts

1/2 an hour later:

me: Wow, fonts suck!
me: Times New Roman it is.
me: Times New Roman in 11 pt. that is! Hah! Take that, monotony!
me: I wonder what Times New Roman in 11 pt looks like with the read function.
me: tries
me: That’s hot. Can I type my whole novel like this?
me: type type type
me: pause
me: compares Read layout to normal layout
me: No, it would appear I can’t.

me: Dammit.

me: type type type
me: delete delete delete
me: retype retype retype
me: Page breaks are ugly. This novel is going to be devoid of page breaks.
me: Would that look right, though?
me: tries
me: That’s hot.
me: type type type
me: delete delete delete
me: retype retype retype
me: Chapter numbers are ugly. Yuck.
me: HMM.
me: Can this novel be devoid of chapter numbers AND page breaks?
me: tries
me: No.

me: Dammit.

me: type type type
me: GOD, WHAT IS THIS SONG I HAVE PLAYING? I CAN’T WORK LIKE THIS.
me: MUST FIND SONG THAT PERFECTLY COMPLEMENTS SCENE I AM WRITING.
me: scrolls through 5,478 songs on iTunes

1 hour later

me: Ah, that’s better. I love you, Kelly Clarkson. Behind These Hazel Eyes indeed.
me: type type type
me: Maybe I don’t want music in the background. Maybe a movie.
me: goes through movies
me: is totally in the mood for Disney for some reason
me: VCR is not hooked up
me: Dammit. Maybe a DVD…
me: resists Supervolcano

2 hours later

me: type type type
me: delete delete delete
me: retype retype retype
me: HERE I AM ONCE AGAIN I’M TORN INTO PIECESSS
me: CAN’T DENY IT, CAN’T PRETEND, JUST THOUGHT YOU WERE THE ONEEE
me: BROKEN UP DEEP INSIDE BUT YOU WON’T GET TO SEE THE TEARS I
me: CRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
me: BEHIND THESE HAZEL EYEEEESSSSSS
me: type type type
me: pause
me: God, this font is annoying.



No, seriously.