February 2011

Mondays.

You can hate me if you like. Ever since I started freelancing, Sunday nights have not gotten any better; I still dislike them.  They’re all about not doing something, and instead getting ready for Monday. But I like Mondays now.  It’s this chance to reassess where I am, freelancing, and kind of start all over …

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Writer Group

I had people over for writer’s group last night. Jalen got lost on the way to the house, and I had to talk her down on the phone.  Because Lee normally makes the coffee, I ended up making coffee for the first time in maybe a year and a half and forgot to put the …

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Mousecatching

You know, I always feel self-conscious about talking about the mice in our house, as though people are outraged that I have mice in my house.  Yet they aren’t. I think we’re moving into an endgame.  I hope. The fight against the mice is hampered by the necessity to not actually kill them; killing them …

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January writing stats.

Poem: Wrote “What You Call for Will Come” – 1 rejection, 1 rejection total. Short stories: Wrote: Blind Spot (SF) Creators of Small Worlds (H) In the Groves of Lord Satsuma (F/H) Published: The Business that Must Be Conducted in the Dark (SF/H) at Silverthought Rejections: 13 (Total submissions in last 12 months – 118, …

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