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11 May 2012 @ 03:38 pm
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- post printer on jumbletown
- answer cover art email
- call brady
- do dishes

I’m feeling sort of sorry for poor cover artists who have to work with me directly, because I’m terribly finicky. OTOH, Tara O’Shea found an amazing model for the OLD RACES: ORIGINS e-book collection cover, and has made a gorgeous, gorgeous cover for it (which I am finicking about :)). I am so very glad for the Magick 4 Terri auction that introduced me to Tara, ’cause I am SO HAPPY with the covers she’s doing. Yay!

A Twitter discussion just now made me go scour the intartubes to see if *anybody* is making a chair-mounted split keyboard like mine anymore (picture here, though that’s not actually mine). As far as I can tell, no one is. I tell you what, if somebody created a boutique shop for those things, they would sell. I live in fear of mine dying, and from comments around teh intarwebs, so does everybody else who has one. How does one go about creating a small boutique shop for this kind of thing? (Much like one goes about making a small fortune in publishing, I expect: start with a large one.)

Let’s see. Yep, yep, yep, nope, that’s it. Got nothin’ else right now. :)

(x-posted from the essential kit)

T. Revst_rev on May 11th, 2012 03:15 pm (UTC)
That chair keyboard...huh. Never seen anything like that before.
kit: writing_lucyhelpsmizkit on May 11th, 2012 03:20 pm (UTC)
I got mine...7 years ago, I think. I love it, and it has made a *significant* difference to the pinched nerve in my shoulder.
T. Revst_rev on May 11th, 2012 03:25 pm (UTC)
CAT CAT CAT CAT CAT CAT CAT CAT sorry what were we talking about?
kit: cats_socialmizkit on May 11th, 2012 03:26 pm (UTC)
Cats. :)
T. Rev: CAT CAT CAT CAT CATst_rev on May 11th, 2012 03:40 pm (UTC)
The Bellinghmanbellinghman on May 11th, 2012 05:31 pm (UTC)
Out of curiosity, did you get it before leaving the old country and immigrating, or after?
kitmizkit on May 11th, 2012 05:36 pm (UTC)
Before. I brought it with me. :)
Geek of Weird Shit: sensualgows on May 11th, 2012 06:31 pm (UTC)
I *so* need to get my hands on you. :P
kitmizkit on May 11th, 2012 07:43 pm (UTC)
Oh, said she of the currently painfully stiff neck, how I wish.
Geek of Weird Shit: fireygows on May 14th, 2012 07:11 pm (UTC)
*rub rub*

I'm keeping an eye on 2014, just FYI. I doubt I can make it come to fruition, but . . . it's not entirely outside the range of possibility these days. I just need to know what to budget for.

Fair warning, though: if I come, I'm totally crashing at your pad. :P
Kari Sperringla_marquise_de_ on May 11th, 2012 03:25 pm (UTC)
I can see the appeal of that keyboard, though it would kill my shoulders.
And a good cover is a gift and a joy.
Lynn Calvinromsfuulynn on May 11th, 2012 04:04 pm (UTC)
The chair arm keyboard trays appear to be available in various sizes and configurations from ergo direct.

Here is one, but they have a lot of sizes. Or is that not what you meant.
Bryantbryant on May 12th, 2012 04:24 am (UTC)
Oh, I like her work a lot. Lovely and rich without being too much. Good typography.