Remember to vote, yo! I am cautiously optimistic this election, but I have had my hopes dashed before, so I’m waiting to do any clapping or cheering until/if the ballot tallies come back favorably.
I’ll be doing my civic duty after work, although I’m underwhelmed by my choices, especially the ones for the new John’s Creek council. They all seem like right-wing nut jobs, but then, what sane person would want to be on a city council? Meh. Oftentimes, doing my civic duty comes down to selecting the least of many evils.
terracinque seduced me with shiny comic books. She introduced me to the Fables series put out by Vertigo. Fairy tales in modern day and pretty pictures, ooo. So yah, I’ve been reading them when I should’ve been writing . . . or editing . . . or reviewing. (I need another whole brain just to do all the reading I want to, dammit.) But I’ve read all the issues from years one through four now, so I’m hoping to get caught up on the work I’ve let slide.
– 2300 on “Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast.” Good progress, but it could’ve been better. The muse is willing, but the writer is weak. Bad writer, no cookie.
3,135 / 5,000
– My November Writing for Young Readers column is now up: “An Interview with Gisele LeBlanc of Dragonfly Spirit“.
Although there’s one inaccuracy. It says that Dragonfly Spirit is closed to poetry submission until 2008. That’s supposed to be 2007. Oops. I’ve got a note in with the editor to have that rectified.