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Things I might do this afternoon

  • Continue to edit Winter Light Done.
  • Look at Love's Image
  • Do more writing exercises
  • Write up a new chapter of Cinderella

Love's Image has evolved into three different versions.
  1. Marianne chooses Conrad. Jamison is unhappy.
  2. Conrad leaves the picture fairly soon. Marianne realizes she loves Jamison.
  3. A different, more sensitive Conrad is tormented by a mermaid who caused the death of his mother and father and is coming after him. Marina wants to save him.

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