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18 August 2009 @ 01:28 pm
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I read Jim’s PRINCEPS’ FURY over the weekend. It is true I’m turning into a terrible sop, but it made me cry. Well done, Jim. Also, want the last book NOW!!!

Been working on “Hot Time” today, which has mostly meant reading and cutting rather than writing scads. At somewhere north of 10,000 words, it is not at all finished, and still visibly flawed, but I’m beginning to think maybe I’ve got a story here. This rather relieves me (and probably surprises no one else, but that’s the nature of a writer). I’d like to finish it this week. I’m not sure I think I /will/, but I’d like to. Particularly given the following:

There’s notification at Scooper Speaks that RUNNING WITH THE PACK, a werewolf anthology featuring stories by myself and fellow Luna author Laura Anne Gilman, as well as many others, will be out in June 2010. (Coincidentally, that’s the same time DEMON HUNTS, book five of the Walker Papers will be out! You’ll be able to buy them both at once!) This was a great and interesting surprise to Laura Anne and myself, who both went ‘gosh, we better write those stories then, huh?’ :) And I’ve got a Janx short story to write for another anthology, too, so it’d be good to finish “Hot Time” sooner rather than later.

And in further anthology news, THE PHANTOM QUEEN AWAKES has been delayed, and will now be out in December 2009 instead of October.

Alethea Kontis gave us a lovely review of A FANTASY MEDLEY. Of course, this is sort of rubbing noses in it for people who don’t have a copy, since it was pretty much sold out by the time it shipped, but perhaps mentioning it will send droves of people to Subterranean Press to demand reprints. :)

Somehow it’s more than halfway through August already. I still have huge whacking amounts of things to do in August, and can hardly imagine how they’re all going to get done. (Possibly by blogging less and writing more? Naaaah…)

(x-posted from the essential kit)
Dreamshadowmorgie on August 18th, 2009 01:18 pm (UTC)
Just so you know....

I did a quick hyperventilation, repeating, "Not fair, not fair, not fair, NOT FAIR!!!"

My husband is laughing at me. And agreeing. (Re: Princeps' Fury)
Pamela: Damn itjeditigger on August 18th, 2009 01:20 pm (UTC)
Jim's just annoying, isn't he? In the talent arena.

Geek of Weird Shitgows on August 18th, 2009 04:05 pm (UTC)
*snickers* Awesome comment. And so totally true.
The Dread Vixen Alinsaalinsa on August 18th, 2009 03:20 pm (UTC)
Wow. I really like the cover on Running with the Pack...
kitmizkit on August 19th, 2009 11:53 am (UTC)
Yeah, I thought it was cool!
sandrawickham on August 18th, 2009 05:21 pm (UTC)
Looking forward to RUNNING WITH THE PACK!!
Alix (Tersa): Arwen Reading (tersa)tersa on August 18th, 2009 06:45 pm (UTC)
*laugh!* You know, when you made the announcement of Running with the Pack coming out soon, I scratched my head and thought, "Did I miss her writing the short story for this?" I thought I had.

I guess I didn't! :D
kitmizkit on August 19th, 2009 11:54 am (UTC)
I'm not actually even sure I mentioned I was *going* to write something for it, in fact, much less mentioning having done so. I might've said "oh dear I've signed on for another short story"... :)