More budding, more blooming.

Rarely has a piece of writing come so quickly to me; rarely has swift writing left me feeling as though there's still so much to be figured out: how to make the argument stronger, how to bring the whole thing in under the time limit, how to make my audience as interested in this material as I am. Now it's time to sleep on it--after I eat my little chocolate cake and watch my silly movie.

Today: 1146 words (plus some more that I had to delete, alas).