There is a bird in the tree outside my window, singing the same two notes over and over, and I’m beginning to see green appear in patches as the snow melts.
On Twitter, I can practice Japanese in small bites, which keeps me fresh. Letter writing, at this point, takes too much out of me. So, Japanese friends, if you are on Twitter, we can tweet in Japanese. It’s the perfect way for me to keep my Japanese while I’m too busy with teaching and taking classes and book writing to write long letters.
I wrote a story for a new Young Adult anthology that is being edited by Holly Black of Spiderwick fame, and Ellen Kushner of Swordspoint fame, eventually to be released by Random House. The anthology is called Welcome to Bordertown, and is based on the 80s and 90s series set in that world that the amazing artist and writer and editor Terri Windling invented. The story is called “We Do Not Come In Peace” which involves an act of terror/revolution by a group of angry folks and a case of vengeful blackmail. I can’t wait to read the rest of the stories from the other contributors.
Life is good. Back to work and writing.