In my formerly-nicotine-stained fingers...
A check from Plasma Frequency for payment for my story "Sensory Overload."
You good folks know it as "the ArtFic," and it will see print on Feb. 5. You can download the issue for free when it goes live.
DO THE DANCE OF JOY WITH ME.
In other news, I've scribbled 600 words of New Story today. I will do 1100 more. I will I will I will.
But if I don't, it's not the end of the world. I've got Friday's count in the can already and could coast until then if I wanted. I just don't particularly want to. I want to write more this month than I wrote all year last year. And I'm well on my way to that end.