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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-06-12 20:24
Subject: [writing|personal] Miscellaneous updatery
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Tags:books, cancer, green, odms, personal, stories, writing

More work on Green tonight. I’m through all of casacorona’s comments, and starting into feedback from other readers. Also did some copy edits for my reprint in The Lone Star Stories Reader. That story, “The Hangman Isn’t Hanging”, is excerpted from Original Destiny, Manifest Sin.

On the cancer front, I am out and about more. That included lunch with kenscholes, and a doctor’s appointment later. Some good healthcare news from elsewhere in my family, which while not mine to tell here, was intensely relieving.

The fact that I haven’t been complaining lately is probably a good sign. The surgical wound in my abdomen itches and feels weird, but I can bend, sit, even cough, without more than moderate discomfort. The internal sutures still ache when I use my edited colon, but likewise only moderate discomfort. With luck, I’ll make it to the Locus Awards in Seattle at the end of next week. That would be my first big trip.

the_flea_king and Mrs. the_flea_king are in town this weekend, so I will probably see them (again) on Saturday. Likewise garyomaha and elusivem will be here Sunday. Father’s Day luncheon that day as well, followed by the Guerilla Surrealism Circus Featuring Barth Anderson and the Pips, at which I may be a pip.

With luck Green edits will wrap this weekend, and I can go into a final read next weekend.

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dinogrl: douglas take a hike
User: dinogrl
Date: 2008-06-13 04:30 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:douglas take a hike
Hey there, have you picked up mail lately? Just checking.
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Jay Lake: tech-dirigible
User: jaylake
Date: 2008-06-13 12:56 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:tech-dirigible
Indeed, just yesterday I opened a lovely package from some friends in Fremont which included an exquisite zeppelin pin. I was then so utterly crass as to fail to write a thank you note of sufficient grace as to indicate my pleasured delight.
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dinogrl: dinotopia skybax rider
User: dinogrl
Date: 2008-06-15 09:03 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:dinotopia skybax rider
You, crass? Nuh-uh. Hope you wear it in good health!
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biomekanic
User: biomekanic
Date: 2008-06-13 16:36 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Congrats on the ongoing recovery. Hope the weekend is a fun one.
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