|Posted on Wednesday, November 12, 2003 - 08:07 am: |
My story "Looking for Goats, Finding Monkeys" is in the issue of Black Gate which has just been published. I was really pleased to get an email from John O'Neill yesterday letting me know that he's taking the follow-up, "The Turning Of The Tiles".
I'm pleased for a few reasons: it's a sale, and a sale to a good market, but also because it's something of a behemoth for me, and about four times as long as my average short story (11,000 words - does that make it a novella?), but most of all because it's a sequel, and I'm tickled by the idea that someone likes one of my characters enough to want to read more about him.
|Posted on Wednesday, November 12, 2003 - 07:18 pm: |
Congratulations! I haven't dug into my copy yet, but your story's first up. It looks like a good start to another good issue.
|Posted on Thursday, November 13, 2003 - 01:44 am: |
Thanks Tom - hope you enjoy it.
|Posted on Thursday, November 13, 2003 - 05:52 pm: |
I did. The character and the setting look like they could support more stories. Any idea when we'll see "The Turning of the Tiles"?
|Posted on Friday, November 14, 2003 - 01:48 am: |
Good, glad you liked it.
I think Tiles should hopefully appear next year, as I think John is hoping to get it into the issue after next. It needs trimming a little, so we have some editorial work to do on it, but I don't think that will get in the way.