- Â Realize that you’ve managed to schedule your first actual non-work or family-related vacation in nearly 6 years that week (meaning: limited internet access on the day of release)
- Â Get a text from your cat-sitter that starts “don’t freak out, but we’re at the vet….”I now remember why it’s been 6 years since my last vacation.Â Yikes.But!Â If you’re reading this, everything went off without a visible hitch, and WEST WINDS’ FOOL and Other Stories of the Devil’s West has gone live!
And since I won’t have reliable internet for another two days, I’ve put together a PAQ (potentially asked questions):
Is “A Town Called Flood”Â the original story that grew into SILVER ON THE ROAD?Â Â Â Yes, yes it is.Â You will spot many similarities – and a number of significant differences.
Will there be a print edition? Â Â Yes, as soon as I nail down some fiddly production and distribution details!
When is “Gabriel’s Road” coming out?Â Â I’m still aiming for Winter 2019, but I’m not going to take a blood oath on when in the winter…..
Is the cat okay?Â Â We think so – he’s elderly and diabetic, and a cancer survivor, so every sneeze and wobble makes us nervous, but he has an excellent vet and a lot of stubbornness… Good wishes much appreciated.
Where did you go on vacation?Â Â Taos, New Mexico.Â Storing up sunshine for the Engloomening about to descend upon the Pacific Northwest….
So, until I return to the land of coffee and orcas and reliable internet…