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Attempts To Build Better Habits

This morning I got a five month emailed form rejection from the anthology The Mammoth Book of Road Stories. I'm not complaining. Some anthologies you submit to, you never hear back from, ever (I shall resist the temptation to name names).

In other news, we've got our travel arrangements all squared away. Plane tickets bought and hotels/rental car/ferries slots all reserved (yes, we're taking the Washington-Victoria ferry as well as the Victoria-Vancouver, and we're bringing our rental car. hence the making of reservations). To prepare for all the shlepping about we'll be doing on this trip, I've started walking more. Gave up using the elevator at work, and Lisa & I are taking walks in the evening. Build up the leg bones.

Also, in an attempt to build better writing habits, I'm going to be participating in the April Hour-A-Day Writing Dare, along with others in the NAW. The name says it all: write for an hour a day every day in April. 'Bout time I built some decent work habits. Let's see how I actually do...

Reading: Actually, I'm now working my way through a year's worth of Realms of Fantasy. They've been piling up, so it's time to take stock of the market.