January 17th, 2011


More words

1478 words today. This rewrite is getting out of hand. Though I think it works better this way in terms of the politics.

"The foreman turned to gawp at him, a dirty scarf hanging from his hand. Jehan recognised its pattern right away, the grey and black of the eschapées, the troublemakers who stirred up workers with talk of higher wages and shorter hours and worse. No mill owner wanted anyone who sympathised with that movement working on their premises. Not, doubtless, that Mademoiselle Pelerin des Puitz had the least idea about that. They never did, the nobles in their fine houses. They knew nothing at all about the world that sustained them."

Skirt of the day: blue flouncey.