Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Today is my birthday, and I’m celebrating it by being at work. Actually, I chose not to take the day off because next week I will be in North Carolina working on my manuscript. With the holidays fast approaching, I need to conserve my vacation time. I did open up my gifts from my wife before work this morning (great gifts: some clothes, a gym bag, a watch, and a bookcase for my stacked books on the floor in the study), and we did go to breakfast at Aunt Sarah’s before work so that I could get my chocolate chip pancake fix. I may try to cut out of work early today if the boss allows it.

Haven’t been doing much writing. I think that I’m conserving my energies for the concentrated effort of next week. I have been reading though: Alison Stine’s chapbook Lot of My Sister, David Lehman’s Evening Sun & When a Woman Loves a Man, and I just received my copy of Ashley Capps debut book called Mistaking the Sea for Green Fields.

In other news, I received a prompt rejection from Pleiades yesterday. I mailed the submission to them around the middle of September.

5 Comments:

At 2:03 PM, Blogger Stephanie King said...

Happy Birthday!!!

 
At 5:17 PM, Blogger Gerald Huml said...

Thanks, Stephanie!

 
At 3:58 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy Belated Birthday. Mine was yesterday. Libras rock. And Alison Stine's book is awesome, isn't it?

 
At 5:49 PM, Blogger Gerald Huml said...

Thanks, Rebecca. Happy belated birthday to you! Yes, Libras rock! I did enjoy Alison Stine's chapbook, particularly the first few poems.

 
At 8:21 AM, Blogger d4v34x said...

I was born 10/03/70, and am a poet. I imagine there's more of us, but it was wierd to come across this anyway (searched up tips on assembling poetry manuscripts).

 

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