A nice day

Today was eventful. First, my story was mailed out to the DSF subscribers, and I've gotten a very positive response so far, thank you all for the comments! This is my first major sale, and I'm excited that people have enjoyed it. It's the best feeling for me, knowing that I've entertained someone, that I've …

The several books I own: Foundation

Foundation: Reading this book was one of the first times I really understood how short life is, and it forced my young self to actually consider my own mortality. The story covers thousands of years, and the characters come and go over that time, each playing their part and barely remembering or understanding those before …

The several books I own: 2001

If only books weren't so heavy. Yesterday I took 4 boxes full of books and one full of movies to half priced books, and sold them. It was sad, but I really can't carry them around, especially since I'm planning on moving a third the way across the country via car in a month or …

Errors

The story, titled 'Three Seconds', has been edited and sent off to Clarkesworld. Unfortunately, as I realized when I opened the file to send it to a friend, I somehow royally fucked up the formatting. Multiple fonts, no indentations, missing paragraph breaks... yeah, it was pretty terrible. So, now I'm just waiting around to be …

Sleep and Stories.

I finished writing a story last week which I was going to post here, but then after I was finished I thought 'hey this is pretty good, actually' so I decided to fix it up and try to sell it instead. I went over it a few times, removed and changed and added and tweaked, …