Promise to write a post about the difference that winning a Pushcart Prize has made to your writing life. Everything you write will sound pretentious and awful, and after a few weeks, it will just be easier to decide you’re not writing that particular blog any longer.
The insightful and kind Brian Kornell from Ninth Letter got me over that block by asking the same question in an interview. You can find it here:
Thank you, Brian and Ninth Letter!
It’s been a banner week or so. The annual Redstone Science Fiction contest is underway. You can read my introductory essay here:
…and then my defense of the contest here:
I’m excited that the summer isn’t, as my summers tend to do, passing by without my getting anything done.