Milestones: today, for the first time in my life, I filed for unemployment.
But good news—! Tomorrow “Little Men with Knives” goes live at Tales to Terrify. I am stoked to hear it.
I’ve had this song running and running in my head, even when I meditate it’s an unshakeable background noise. Perhaps because Beirut is part of the soundtrack for the story I’m working on, but this song and my world right now feel like they dovetail too neatly.
A plague in the workhouse, a plague on the poor
Now I’ll beat on my drum ’til I’m dead
Yesterday, a fever, tomorrow, St. Peter
I’ll beat on my drum until then …
I’m also knee-deep in final tweaks to The Painter’s Widow and starting to squint hard at the calendar for release dates. Thinking late June. Look for the cover sometime in May …
This one is, in a sense, the Empire Strikes Back book … there’s little resolution and a great deal of setup for the last book. But what is resolved, oof. It took me a year to write that resolution. You have been warned. I have warned you.