February has been the month of radio silence, huh? Blog silence. Whatever. I've been brutally sick over the past 24 hours, so please forgive my terseness. Goddamn flu.
It's been an odd, busy month. I finished the rough draft of my next novel for Samhain, only to discover that Samhain is going to be slowly closing their doors as of yesterday. This means they don't get the new novel, but they've already got Tempest lined up and ready to go, so it'll be released as planned in April, and then...I don't know what will happen to it. I feel like this particular book could be imagined as a traveler making all their plans, packing for their voyage, racing for their ship and getting on board, only to be informed that the ship is sinking. Whether it will end in rescue or in being consigned to oblivion, I just don't know yet. I was incredibly, astonishingly pleased to be accepted to Samhain last year, and even though things aren't working out like I'd imagined, I'm still happy to have had the opportunity to work with them.
On the plus side, I now have a new, completed novel that needs a home, and a little more time to polish it before I send it off. I'm also getting back rights to an older story that I'm looking forward to resurrecting, probably at Dreamspinner. I haven't posted any vignettes or a new story yet, but I'll have a preface ready for you on Tuesday, with the new story itself following probably the following week. I just found out that I'm going to have a few incredibly wonderful, incredibly early paperback copies of Where There's A Will available for the RT convention, which also rocks.
That's the snapshot for now. I'm under the weather, which makes me feel a bit more pessimistic, but undoubtedly things will be looking up soon.
Take care, darlins :)