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12 December 2011 @ 07:46 am
thinks to do  
With any kind of luck this is the last significant Thinks list of the year...

by Thursday/Saturday:
- revision pass on older nephew's book
- put together Gryphon Beach Tales book for younger nephew
- write "Don't Wreck Your Soul"
- write the next Kickstarter short story
- do BABA YAGA'S DAUGHTER proofs

by end-of-year:
- write the Terri Windling short story commission
- get as much as possible done on the ElectriCity script
- get Easy Pickings up on Amazon etc

Right now that short story commission--I will write the winner a short story of their own in time for Christmas!--is resting at $200, but here's the thing: the current high bidder is Bill Schafer, the dude who owns Subterranean Press! Now, I actually think this is pretty clever and funny of him, but do you really want to let the chance for a commissioned CE Murphy short story get away to a publisher who could buy one from me at any time? I'm just sayin'!

other thinks:
- get presents wrapped
- get presents in the mail
- get photos off camera
- find the pattern
- other stuff as they occur
 
 
 
Laura Anne Gilmansuricattus on December 12th, 2011 08:32 am (UTC)
>- write "Don't Wreck Your Soul

So I shouldn't taunt that I already got my editorial notes back on my story?

:-)
kitmizkit on December 12th, 2011 08:35 am (UTC)
dude, not only have you got your editorial notes back but you've got your kickstarter novella done. you are SO FAR AHEAD OF ME. *dies*
Laura Anne Gilman: brain.  hurts.suricattus on December 12th, 2011 08:42 am (UTC)
yeah well. I still have two novels to finish/polish, write up two new proposals, write two (three, actually) short stories, and do the revision notes on PSI #4, as soon as M gets it back to me... all in the first 6 months of 2012.

Oh, and get "Practical Meerkat" ebook ready for a February launch.

So I'm not so much "ahead" as "shuffling the workload."
kitmizkit on December 12th, 2011 08:49 am (UTC)
...*attempts to count*

1 novel, 1 novella, 4 short stories in the first (well, 4 months) of 2012.

You win. :)

Laura Anne Gilman: brain.  hurts.suricattus on December 12th, 2011 08:51 am (UTC)
for various levels of defining "win."

I'll see you at the Brokedown Writers Recovery Home...