greygirlbeast (greygirlbeast) wrote,

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"Queen of the fakes and imitators, Time's the revelator." 2

I have to make this fast, because we overslept, and I woke to an Alabaster-related crisis.

The first day of February. Already.

It's marginally warmer here. It's 41˚F and feels like 44˚F. Last night, we were able to sleep without a fire, first time in a long time. But we have 3-6" of snow forecast for Tuesday night. Fuck you, Winter.

Yesterday, I wrote 1,053 words on this story that has no title*, and I found THE END. On Thursday, I wrote 904 words on the story. Today, I'll pull Sirenia Digest #96 together and get it out to subscribers.

I have five works on the 2013 Locus Recommended Reading List, in four categories: Blood Oranges (novel), Black Helicopters (novella), The Ape's Wife and Other Stories (collection), and "The Road of Needles" and "The Prayer of Ninety Cats" (short story).

Oh, and here's a gem, from a very recent Amazon "review" of The Ape's Wife and Other Stories:

"The constant manifestation of the author's lesbian orientation can be a bit tedious."

And I guarantee this "reviewer" has no idea they're a homophobe.


I can only resolve that February will not be a repeat of January.

Aunt Beast

Postscript (4:11 p.m. CaST) ~ I've just found the title: "Idyll for a Limbo Dancer"
Tags: 2013, alabaster, amazon "reviews", black helicopters, blood oranges, endings, homophobia, idyl for a limbo dancer, lists, locus, snow, the ape's wife, titles, wasted days, winter

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