Tuesday, October 19, 2010

I have reached the low point of this month. I received word from the editor yesterday that he will not be able to publish my religious zombie novella, "Finding Eden." Understandably, real life has gotten in the way. I am disappointed, but I'm not really surprised. He kept pushing the publication date back and never sent a contract like he was supposed to. Then, there were some issues with the cover. Now, I have to find another publisher. I'm really not looking forward to that. I don't normally write religious stuff, so I'm not sure what kind of market is out there for it. I've tried Duotropes, but the only publisher that pops up is the one who isn't doing it. Good thing I have other sources to check out.



The 3 year old hasn't been sleeping again. Truthfully, the kid has never slept. He's always fought going to bed and then staying in bed. Everyone always tells me it will get better as he gets older, but it's only getting worse. Now, he gets scared when he sees things on TV. This weekend, while catching up on TV, we watched the South Park episode where they are making fun of Jersey Shore. They have a creature on there that is kind of a combination of a rat and Golum that is supposed to be Snooki. It was really funny, but the 3 year old thought it was scary. He's been freaking out ever since. It's really difficult trying to explain the difference between real and pretend when his imagination goes wild. The lack of sleep is not helping my mood.



The one good thing I have to look forward to is the sci fi literary convention this weekend. I am soooo excited! It will be so nice to get away and hang with other nerds. I have been waiting for this for years!

4 comments:

Gorilla Bananas said...

Sorry to hear that your 3-year-old got spooked. Wonderful though South Park is, it must be the first TV show about children that's only suitable for adults.

Pembroke Sinclair said...

That is very true. I really enjoy South Park, and normally I wouldn't let my child watch it, just because there are some questionable things, but it just kind of happened!

Martin Rose said...

My condolences on your kid having the nightmares. Snooki gives me nightmares, too, but I figured that's because I live in Jersey and can't escape.

Pembroke Sinclair said...

Oh, no, it's not just you. Snooki scares the sh*t out of me, too, and I live nowhere near Jersey!