Tuesday, July 20, 2010

"The Fontane Sisters are Dead"

is done, and sent off to Sheila Williams at Asimovs. Came in finally at 6,938 words. It is the 90th short story I have written in eight years.

Of all the stories I have ever written, this is the one that I like the most - which means nobody will ever buy it.

But I don't care, I write for my own enjoyment. In this case, I like the plot, the dialogue and story structure, and the ending really snapped.

The original working title of the story was "Golem Gal Won't You Come Out Tonight?"

I already got a 700 word start to "The Sanguine Empire". More importantly, I figgered out how to finagle a crucial plot twist

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