Somebody out there is reading this thing - Alex Moore, I'm talking about you. Are you the Foreword Alex Moore? I appreciate your recent comments whether you are or not. And somebody's reading the mail I send - I did a mailout for Saqi Books - a beautiful cookbook of sorts called Arak and Mezze - and darned if the good ole rapidly shrinking SF Chronicle didn't include it in a little food section roundup on the 12th! Shucks, made my day, people.
I'm also hoping that soon I'll begin to see print on the first mailout of Classical Comics. I'm sure there will be because they are flat out brilliant, as we say in the UK.
Visit my new and really patient friend and colleague Seth Harwood's sites, too: Crimewav and his own, duh. I met Seth because the ever vigilant and book-loving Diane at the Post Office on Solano ave in Berkeley (no link to Diane, sorry - I swear that woman knows every fucking author in Berkeley!) put us together. You just never know who will do what, do you? Seth is helping me become less John McCain on the Internets and more Barack Obama. My favorite Seth story, though, so far, is about the time I completely blew an appointment we had at my office - after I had asked him to come at a specific time - I was half hour late, and just plain messed it up. Of course I apologized repeatedly - I can't stand, for the most part, late people - and as he was leaving, I said again that I was so sorry and he said, without a trace of sarcasm, really, "That's okay, you're old. You're entitled to make a mistake."
Thanks Seth. I needed that.