Week 10 of 2019
I’m sitting in the Plaid Rhino in Hattiesburg, getting ready to go to Gulf Wars around noon today. I’m excited as this is my first time in my own merchant booth.
I’ll be selling my books, of course, but also a variety of CDs and, more importantly, a bunch of great pottery from Lobster Rose Pottery.
Drop in and say hi!
During the week I’ll finish The Feeding of Sorrows. I’m at the making the conclusion work stage and doing a bunch of fiddly bits, like getting rid of crutch words.
Last week was ConCoction. I had a very good time, got to be on four fun panels and I had a full day to actually enjoy a con because I had a quirky schedule. I probably won’t do a full AAR, but it’s a good con.
Current Playlist Song
Electric Avenue, by Eddy Grant. I actually love this song.
Quote of the Week
On of my favorite chess players died on this day in 1942, Jose Raul Capablanca. He had such an interesting style to me. He also had a philosophy that resonates with me.
You may learn much more from a game you lose than from a game you win. You will have to lose hundreds of games before becoming a good player.
News and Works in Progress
- The Feeding of Sorrows (approx. 105,000)
- CB (8,418)
- AFS (2,556)
Recent Blog Posts and Wiki Additions
- Been on the road and have been focused on The Feeding of Sorrows. I’ll probably get back to consistent updating of the blog in April, though I’ll have some AARs between now and then.
- 9-16 March, Gulf Wars, Lumberton, MO
- 22-24 March, FantaSci, Raleigh, NC
- 29-31 March, Planet Comicon, Kansas City, MO
- 28-30 June, LibertyCon, Chattanooga, TN
I guess this week’s spotlight is on me setting up shop at Gulf.
Today’s Weight: Won’t know until I get home
Updated Word Count: Not sure of this either
Shijuren Wiki: 875 entries
Four Horsemen Wiki: 533 entries
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Have a great week, everyone.
Author of the Shijuren-series of novels
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