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Orin Launch Party

I have been having a lovely summer vacation – beginning with the Ornish Launch Party and ending with a weekend at Westercon65.  I’ll talk about the convention next week, as this post is to be dedicated to the Launch Party.It was a lovely evening.  I really enjoyed the new format …

Party Preview

The Ornish Launch Party is fast approaching… Too fast it seems sometimes.  Besides working on decorations I have begun the first food preparations.  Last week I blanched and froze sixteen artichoke bottoms and tomorrow I am going make and freeze a pile of crapes.  I have my menu planned out …

Spring has Sprung and So Have I…

… or is that just the coffee?I feel like I am on a roll right now.  This week I have started my next country, Hynovia, and its accompanying story.  Hynovia is in the south-east of Idhua and has close ties to Eonia, so there is already some information about it …

Finished Orin

I have finished both the entry and the rough draft of the short story for my next country: Orin.  The short story, titled “The Summer Valley” is being read by my kind and generous beta reader, M, whom I hope will not be quite as despairing about it as I …

Endings… and Beginnings

It’s almost the end of the quarter and the beginning of the holiday break.  I am in that state of mind where I would rather be doing almost anything than the things I have put on my to-do list. Of particular interest are stories I am not working on, holiday …