What a field day for the heat
A thousand people in the street
Singing songs and carrying signs
Mostly saying, "hooray for our side"

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Two Turtle-Doves

Okay, so I probably shouldn't get as zazzed as I do by this, but in today's email from Amazon extolling me to "For the Love of Mike, Buy Something Already" entitled "Best SF & F books of 2009" I know two authors on the list, three books I'm familiar with, and another two I've read spoilery critiques of (when you don't have time to read the whole book, spoilery critiques can help you keep abreast of things). And, if I've done the math correctly, at least three featured in John Scalzi's "Big Idea" columns.

I feel so in touch with things. Of course, it'd be better is I actually had read all the books, but that would also have meant I had the time to do so as well (two years, two days and counting).

4 comments:

Rick said...

Remember, Steve, 2010 is going to be a strong year for you. After all, it will start out with the publication of "Tales Out of Miskatonic University."

Steve Buchheit said...

As well as you. I've got two things coming out next year. I'm going for at least a hat trick.

Yep. 2010 should be a good year (I think I can I think I can). It'll also start with finishing up the first novel's crappy first draft.

Jarrett said...

Congrats on the coming good year. Other people's success keeps me hopeful for some of my own.

Steve Buchheit said...

Thanks, Jarrett. And I do the same thing. I've seen plenty of my blogging friends get much farther ahead in the publishing world. And their success also gives me strength and courage to keep going on.