• Movies

    shannara livetweet, eps 2-3

    o no i’m watching more #shannarachronicles
    i might have to livetweet it again
    i don’t know if i can resist

    lol “what happened to eyes up here” <3 wil ok i might like you. oh good wet hair elf ears, mmm-bop boy.

    it really is *very* pretty. mostly good costuming. look it’s him with the face again! i like faces.

    mmm-bop look how well my hair dries naturally mmm-bop oh oh oh

    i had a terrible thought about #shannarachronicles
    if it keeps going the thing will happen with allanon and that will be awful
    manu bennett nooooo

    mmm-bop last king of shannara
    mmm-bop listen to me
    mmm-bop she’s the hero
    mmm-bop don’t look at me

    funny, i don’t remember the elcryss having AN ACTUAL DOOR IN IT


    i love the colors. i know it’s just super saturated, but, well, i like that.


    amberle looks like rose byrne’s little sister


    “you have to believe me”
    “because i have really big brown eyes”
    #bedroomeyes #blinkblinkblink


    i really did always think her name was pronounced ‘amberelle’, though

    mmm-bop here comes my girlfriend
    mmm-bop she doesn’t look good
    mmm-bop she’s got a seed
    mmm-bop let’s save the world

    john rhys davies is the only one who knows what’s going on here
    well him & allanon but allanon’s not gonna get all emotional about it, is he, because allanon

    pricky elf prince: is a prick
    patrick dempsey elf prince: is a sweetie

    ok if that’s not john cho who is it

    OOP SIGNIFICANT HAND HOLDING yep yep yep mmm-bop

    question from the reading audience: perhaps a silly question.. I grew up on the books.. is this worth the watch?

    i too grew up on the books. the show’s a train wreck. i’m 4 episodes in & not gonna quit. take that as you will :)


    ooo more moments between doe-eyed elf boy & hanson, prince of shannara mmm-bop if you know what i mean

    oh it’s gary young, who apparently looks a great deal like an age-makeuped-john-cho.

    i actually genuinely like eritrea. she’s splendid. OOH SMOOCHIES DOE EYED ELF BOY WILL BE SO DISAPPOINTED & SO AM I

    …i don’t remember that happening either. #LOL! “i’ll never call you short tips again” *shrieks laughing*

    woo, go doe-eyed elf boy! srsly, tho, i don’t remember you existing at all…

    oh look amberle has been given sting. i mean, uh, Totally Not Sting. (actually shea had sting, didn’t he, it’s been so long)

    god, manu bennett. the skater boi haircut is Just Wrong for allanon, but god, manu bennett.


    come growl at me any time, manu bennett. dear lord. (allanon is tall & narrow, isn’t he? don’t care. manu bennett is perfect.)

    yes, doe eyed elf boy, throw yourself at hanson, prince of #shannara mmm-bop

    #lol eretria you go girl

    elf prince dempsey does not approve of your schemes

    oh no we’re all caught up! what will happen with hanson, prince of #shannara, & the doe-eyed elf boy!? will allanon growl again? & what about the tantalizing elf lady clinch?! tune in next time for catie’s livetweeting of the #shannarachronicles!

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    you know…

    …I would open a daily word wars chat room if I wasn’t in a completely different time zone from so many of the writers I know. I mean, really, the Pacific coast writers won’t be up for hours yet, and most of the East Coasters aren’t really stirring yet either (except LAG, who seems to often be on early). Still, if the idea appeals, leave a comment and maybe I’ll start doing that.

    (Word wars: a scenario where you set the clock for 30 or 45 minutes and everybody writes as fast as they can for that amount of time, then comes back to report how they did before doing it all over again.)

    I noticed that I don’t actually have any of mizkit.com’s sub-pages linked from the main page, so I’m making a half-hearted effort to finally get all the sub-pages into WordPress. So far I’ve done the reading list, which is really about the only one I ever update, anyway. It’s a little odd seeing it in the mizkit.com format instead of the very outdated design it’d been in.

    Swam 2500 meters this morning and am feeling pleasantly tired. However, I can’t let myself snooze, so I’m going to drop behind a cut tag and do a liveblog writing day in order to try to keep myself engaged.

    ytd km swum: 32.1
    miles to Minas Tirith: 154.5

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    liveblogging the final chapter

    I have done jack all today on this book. So I’m now going behind the cut tag and live-blogging the writing of the last chapter.

    I have no idea what this will entail. Wordcounts, I guess.

    For something more interesting, go read today’s interview with me over at Bitten By Books. There are 5 PRETENDER’S CROWN ARCs in the running for commentors, so go forth and participate. :)

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