Got my first writing cheque of the year. And it’s a good one! And a contract, from the same publisher. (Asimov’s.) And that other project I might be working on? We’re in. Today is a good day!
What gnaws at me these days is a sense that I haven’t got enough of my stories out to markets. I have four stories coming out in major places, probably most of them this year, but you know, there’s always next year’s publications to get started on. It’s amazing how, when you develop the habit, […]
Sometimes, progress in drafting a story isn’t immediately visible by wordcount changes.
Well, I’ve finalized a few writing projects. “Wonjjang and the Madman of Pyongyang” is completed, done, finished (the text handed in the other day) and I have pretty much tidied and prepared a few more stories for sending out (some minor editing was necessary on them all: “The Broken Pathway”, “Solvjaynghi’s Christmas Wish”, and the […]
I slept 2 hours on Wednesday night. It’s not that I’m that busy, mind you. I was supposed to sleep four. I just lay down and couldn’t sleep until 6:00am, and I had a class at 8:00am. But I am that busy, that I could only fit in four hours. Partly, I suspect, I just […]