Eugie Foster (eugie) wrote,
Eugie Foster

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Happy October

October, one of my favorite months. Autumn, Halloween, purple skies, and magical moons. And this one is particularly nifty in that it marks the resumption of employer-sponsored group health insurance for fosteronfilm and me. Whew.

Thanks to everyone who responded to my shout out about Apex Digest's financial crisis and subscribed and/or entered the raffle. Due to the huge outpouring of support, Apex LIVES! Y'all are great.


Writing Stuff

New Words:
- 800 on the Japanese fantasy. And a bit of editing to tighten up the beginning. I was worried that I was losing control of it and it was spiralling out of my target word count, but I managed to accomplish a lot more in the scene I just wrote than I thought I would. I'm thinking maybe two more scenes total--climax and denouement--and I'm done. Rah.

Still no title, though . . .
Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
2,856 / 6,000

- 143-day personal no from Shawna McCarthy (RoF) with nice things to say and helpful comments.
- 1-day "isn't quite what I'm looking for" with invite to submit again from the new 'zine, Spacesuits and Sixguns.
- 21-day "enjoyed this . . . very well written . . . loved the characterization, but . . ." from Firefox News.
- 1-day "the writing is well done but . . ." from Trabuco Road.

I haven't had a sale in over a month now. I'm beginning to jones. Wah!


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