On the heartening cuteness front, wordswoman forwarded this Cute Overload link to me yesterday which totally made me squee. Baby skunk being fostered by a mama cat!
Thanks again, Jaye. Adorable skunk baby pictures make even the longest Monday better.
So I saw on Ralan.com that Here & Now is well and truly dead, as declared by the editor. No surprise there, what with their interminable delays and erratic publication schedule, but it does orphan a story I sold them in . . . 2003. Agh. Yah, I should've pulled that one a loooong time ago. But they published two of my other stories in '05, which kept me hoping. It's awfully hard pulling a story from a sale.
Not so much new words as compiling an outline for my "Worldbuilding" workshop. Also, the organizers encouraged me to come up with a catchy title. "Worldbuilding for Writers" probably doesn't qualify as "catchy." Grmpf.
- A personal invite from the editors of the new YA 'zine, Shiny, to submit something. I pored over my logs, but couldn't find something that was suitable and that wasn't currently out at a "no simsubs!" market. But, hmm, now I've got a story freed up from H&N's folding. Gonna read it over and see if I think it's got enough of a YA tone . . .