Monthly Archives: January 2009

The funniest music video ever.

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"I lived in a bunker just off the CP with the gunnery sergeant and a runner, and hung around, trying to absorb everything, trying to learn." From The Coldest War, by James Brady, 1990, Superchic Media, New York, NY.

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Home Improvement (?)

We had a pipe burst a while ago, and I had to rip the carpet, baseboard, and the lower three feet of the sheetrock out.  I’m only now getting around to replacing it all, but instead of replacing the flooring with carpet, … Continue reading

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Nominated

My first story ever published, "Janitors," was just nominated for the 2008 Preditors and Editors Reader’s Poll.  Kind of cool.  What isn’t cool is that it was in the Jan 2009 edition of Sonar 4 – not 2008.  So I sent the … Continue reading

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Major Yahoo Problems

I submitted a short story to an online pub today, and got an auto response from Nossa Morte.  I assumed that I had made a mistake, so I tried again, this time being careful to use the correct email address.  Again – … Continue reading

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Weird Mail from Writer’s of the Future . . .

I submitted a novelette to WOTF fourth quarter 2008, and waited.  Then waited some more.  Then, at the very end of the contest I got a rejection form letter, and thinks to me-self: oh well. On to the next.  Today I come home and find … Continue reading

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Home Improvement

Wow.  I get to spend the weekend leveling a concrete floor and installing a waterproofing underlayment.  At least I don’t have to put up with strange guys (who usually don’t know what they’re doing) tromping through my house and sitting on my can.  … Continue reading

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