Everything takes longer because 2 days ago I got a little kitten. She’s crawling all over me and hasn’t recognized that my hands aren’t toys… and neither are my pants.
At some point I’m going to have to do a post on motivation, but let’s leave it at I was only too happy to be interrupted from my studying. The result is exam deferral.
I got a TON of books, and even did some reading for pleasure. I’m going to make a pledge now to be a bit more timely in my reviews going forward – because stuff that’s been sitting around in draft form since June/July really isn’t available anymore. And while stuff is selling out, I’d like people to have the chance to read stuff I’m enjoying if they want to without having to hunt it down on the secondary market (which gets surprisingly expensive).
New Books breakdown:
Caitlin R Kiernan – Silk
John Langan – The Fisherman (because I hear it’s great, and I want to make a story idea isn’t similar).
The last of my Undertow subscription for 2016 (Years Best Vol 3)
A subscription to Dunham’s Manor for 2016/17
Dunham’s/Dynatox preorders. Lots of good deals right now, and regular discounts by following on Facebook. Here’s a hardcover bundle for Jon Padgett.
The Dim Shores website is temporarily down, but the store is still up. You should hurry and order some stuff, because it’s going fast.
Black Speculative Arts Movement conference. Now that I’m deferring my exam, I should be able to attend.