yukinooruoni and I chatted for hours! We actually closed the place down . . . and then some. Arriving at around 2ish, we didn't leave until past 5:30, and the place was supposed to close at 4. Err, oops. But they were very gracious about us staying so late.
Hobkin was less understanding, being somewhat miffed at having his dinner delayed by my tardy return. And fosteronfilm was frazzled from having to explain to a hungry skunk why the food fairy hadn't come yet. I believe they were reduced to doing skunk laps in the house from the look of things when I got back.
Still no contrib. copies from Faeries so I sent the editor a follow-up, "lost in mail, wah!" email as well as the info for him to transfer payment to my bank account. Wonder if it'll be in euros or dollars . . .
Got an invite from jimhines to contribute a story to a new DAW anthology, Heroes in Training. I cannot express the amount of squeeage commencing upon reading his email. I've got shelves full of DAW books, and the prospect of being in one of their anthologies has me in a giddy twitter of excitement. Now to start heating up the irons and thumb screws to get the muse properly motivated . . .
And the Writers for Relief charity anthology with my story, "A Little Soul Music," edited by jackzodiac is now available at Amazon.com. All proceeds go to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina, and the contents include contributions from such luminaries as Brian W. Aldiss, Gardner Dozois, Joe Haldeman, Nancy Kress, and Larry Niven. Only $16.95. Wouldn't it make a great Christmas gift for all the SF readers on your list?
New Words: 1100 on an outline/synopsis of the novel I want to expand "Rue and Ruin" into.
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