From several sources on my friendslist, a meme. Professional accomplishments for 2007:
- Pointing at the Moon – COSMOS, 2007
- Scar Stories – Bandersnatch, 2007
- Godivy – Paper Cities, 2007
- Something Wicked This Way Plumbs – Shimmer, 2007
Candy streamed out of the faucet like the entrails of a slaughtered piñata.
- Kill Me – Helix, 2007
Because it’s not every day you experience death. Only every three months.
- Dinner Made Willing – The Town Drunk, 2007
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- Galatea – Heliotrope, 2007
The problem is that I’ve been here long enough to start dying. I lost two fingers last week. They fell off while I was sleeping. I found them next to my pillow in the morning, and put them in a shoebox with my big toe.
- Civilization – Glorifying Terrorism, 2007
How nice for you, that you look so good in jackboots and a uniform! Your secret police are so dangerous that they’re sexy. They kick the enemies of the State in the street, like Rockettes in steel-toed boots.
Emotion crept into my voice. “I want to meet the Om. I want to know what they look like, and how they think. Are they like us, or unimaginably different? I want to know.”
We pick up the shards and cut each other, glass on skin, liquid with liquid, hoping to cut through to the bone and beyond.
But his photocopier is special. She’s the mother of his first hundred duplicates, and only one of them is smudged. She’s good for breeding and he likes that about her.
Also learned that Lydia’s Body and Keybones, both published in 2006, received Honorable Mentions for the Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror. Lydia’s Body was reprinted in Horror: The Best of the Year 2007. Through the Cooking Glass was a finalist for the Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award.
I attended Launch Pad and participated in the Glorifying Terrorism reading at WisCon.