Hey, readers, it's me!
I'm trying to type up a quick update on how things are going but my hands and my fingers—GAH—itch! Mosquitoes love me...and all they can eat are my hands. All the rest of me is secure.
First, writing-related news. The short story I'm working on, the Letter, is getting close to the climax. However, I've hit some plot problems and I'm trying to work them out.
I started a rewrite on the Book of Shaldu not too long ago. Due to the fact that the heavily narrative and telling style of the novel was strewn throughout the entire book, it's just about easier to rewrite the whole thing with properly corrected prose and also fix the numerous plot holes.
I'm also thinking about doing NaNoWriMo. In Africa. (No, we haven't left yet, but it's likely that we will before November rolls around.) It would be crazy.
Other-news-wise, yesterday was my day-of-birth. It was an absolutely fantastic day. And, (we didn't even plan it that way) my friend Millard came and stayed at our house while he was in KC. He's a great guy. :D
My sister Manny also cooked up some awesomeness. Literally and figuratively. She and Mom made pie and cheesecake that night, and Manny came home with clothing as a birthday gift.
But it wasn't your normal clothing gift.
She bought me a—
I've been wearing it since. I'm wearing it now, actually. It's EPIC.
Well, I have to fly. See ya, folks!