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I've been meaning to try out the new "A Novel Conundrum" layout for a while. So, I spent a few hours customizing my LJ and then adjusting my website journal page display. I like it. It's clean, with a nice, elegant navigation.

   

Writing Stuff


Got my check from Escape Pod for "The Life and Times of Penguin." Hurray! And so reprint week continues . . .

Received notification that my ASIM submission made it past the second round of readings and is now waiting in the third for an editor to give it a home. Crossing fingers.

Did the final editing passes and put together my submission packet for the folktale that's rolling off the Critters.org queue today. It'll go in the mail later today. Just need to swing by the post office.

Club 100 For Writers
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I'm feeling:
satisfied satisfied
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On August 10th, 2005 12:05 pm (UTC), faerie_writer commented:
That looks good! I like the way your LJ matches your website.

~Maggie :)
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On August 10th, 2005 12:46 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
Thanks, Maggie! Me too.
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On August 10th, 2005 12:28 pm (UTC), jimhines commented:
Yay for checks!

Ooh ... your website makes me want rip mine down to the studs and do a complete rebuild.
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On August 10th, 2005 12:47 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
I like how your website is laid out. It's clean and professional-looking.
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On August 10th, 2005 12:50 pm (UTC), jimhines replied:
Thanks. I don't dislike it, but it's looked this way for years, and I'm getting a little twitchy, ya know?
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On August 10th, 2005 01:32 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
Ah. Need For Change I do understand. The website fashionistas say that changing one's homepage design on a yearly or bi-yearly basis is de rigeur. 'Course once I get something situated the way I like, I'm typically loathe to change it, being of the "if it ain't broke don't fix it" philosophy. Or maybe I'm just too plain lazy . . .
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On August 10th, 2005 12:31 pm (UTC), amokk commented:
It looks pretty good. :)

I do like the Novel Conundrum layout... I might use it someday.
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On August 10th, 2005 12:48 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
So far, I'm pretty thumbs-up about LJ being bought by six-apart. I'm liking all the new layout options.
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On August 10th, 2005 12:52 pm (UTC), aimeempayne commented:
I am extremely jealous of the new look. (And your pretty website, too.) Alas, my knowledge of creating those types of things is very slim. I have promised myself a website as a reward for my first fiction sale. So I have some time to learn. :)
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On August 10th, 2005 01:37 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
I like your LJ layout; it's pretty and clean. And it's not like I did a lot of my own coding for the new look, just a little customization of an existing layout. But you should definitely have a website! I think all writers should.
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On August 10th, 2005 03:16 pm (UTC), aimeempayne replied:
Ahh, yes, but I can't even do much customizing. I'm a coding naif.
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On August 10th, 2005 01:38 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
*bows* Thankee!
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On August 10th, 2005 02:54 pm (UTC), aimeempayne replied:
Preeeeeetty!

Says the lady who also has a lovely LJ and website.
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On August 10th, 2005 02:54 pm (UTC), mtreiten commented:
Escape Pod
Thanks for turning me on to Escape Pod. It saved my sanity on a very long road trip this past month. I'm really looking forward to your piece. When does SE plan on posting it?
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On August 10th, 2005 03:00 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
Re: Escape Pod
"When does SE plan on posting it?"

Not sure exactly, but soonish, as in the next month, I believe. I hope!
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On August 20th, 2005 03:58 am (UTC), sfeley replied:
Re: Escape Pod
(*shakes Magic 8-Ball*)

Signs point to "A week or two."

Mur Lafferty is narrating it, by the way. She did Laura Anne Gilman's "Clean Up Your Room" for us a few weeks ago and got a tremendously strong positive response. She's got a cool podcast too, if you're into gaming and geekery. And she'll be at Dragon*Con! (Like the rest of the universe.)
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On August 20th, 2005 01:34 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
Re: Escape Pod
Hurray! Nice Magic 8-Ball. *pets*
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