Friday, January 1, 2016

Happy New Year (in review)

This has been such a bizarre little year.

March .... I have to edit Honor At Stake while my primary computer is down due to painting and carpet layers. Oh yay. Oh shoot me now...

April starts: What the hell is Sad Puppies?  Who is this Torgersen guy? What the hell is going on with the Hugos, anyway?

April ends: Sad Puppies Bite Back begins. I have no idea what I'm getting into.

May: I finally have an idea of what I'm getting into. File 770 has a hit out on me (actually, just 770's readership.)

July - The Catholic Writer's Guild had me on two panels.

And I got a radio show....

And a new blog to post on...

August - The Hugos melted down.

September: Honor At Stake is published! Yay! It starts to take over my blog. I also discover GamerGate, and why I'd rather play with the Puppy Kickers.

For October, I showed a friend and fellow Catholic Writers Guild member, Dawn, around New York City.

In November: The anthologies get published, technically leaving me with three books coming out in one swell foop. The same day they're published, I fly out to Indiana to help a friend bury her husband (who was, in fact, also a friend).  That bled over into December, and there's still some of that going on.

No, I didn't go into detail on it. But this year was BUSY.  In 2016, I'm going to try for one better.

I intent to be a guest at:
   New York Comic Con -- because I could walk there if I had to.
   LibertyCon -- because all the Baen people are there.
   DragonCon -- because it is AWESOME
   WorldCon -- because I want to wear a Sad Puppy logo and see who notices.

I hope to get a Sad Puppy -- if not a Hugo -- nomination.  I'll take it for Best Novel OR best related or fan writer.  Though as I said, I may settle for just a Sad Puppy nomination. Because that level of exposure? I don't think I could buy.

Though wouldn't it be hilarious if I got a Vox Day / Rabid Puppy nomination?  Then EVERYbody loses their minds. BWAHAHAHAHAHAA.


Also, I should have two -- yes, two -- books coming out this year in my vampire series. And I'll see what I can do about self pubbing some of my own stuff as I go along.

Let's see if we can't make 2016 more interesting than 2015.

1 comment:

  1. Well here is to two books in your new series coming out this year.


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