Word count: 15770 | Since last entry: 0 No writing tonight. Instead, we went to the clinic and got our shots for the trip. Technically, no shots are required for Thailand, but they thought it would be a good idea to get vaccinated for tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, hepatitis A, and typhoid. Ow. Because we were a good boy and girl they gave us lollipops. Mine was “artificial mystery flavor.” Speaking of ow… the post brought a rejection on the unicorn story, alas. At least Realms of Fantasy only took a couple of months to reject it. I’m not quite sure where to send that one next. It’s already been to Asimov’s, F&SF, Scifi.com, Strange Horizons, Interzone, Cidada, Polyphony, Aeon, Fantasy Magazine, and Realms of Fantasy. It’s a young-adult coming-of-age story with unicorns and lesbians, so Analog is right out. Any suggestions? On the other hand, I did finally get the contract for an anthology sale from last year. And I got a request to submit to a new webzine that’s just starting up. Onward and upward.
David D. Levine is the author of Andre Norton Nebula Award winning novel Arabella of Mars, sequels Arabella and the Battle of Venus and Arabella the Traitor of Mars, and over fifty SF and fantasy stories. His story “Tk’Tk’Tk” won the Hugo, and he has been shortlisted for awards including the Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, and Sturgeon. Stories have appeared in Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, F&SF, Tor.com, numerous Year’s Best anthologies, and his award-winning collection Space Magic.