After Hours

Finally writing again

I finally started writing again last night, after the long, painful fallout from my infamous Asimov's magazine rejection letter.

Strangely, this story is based on a bolt of inspiration I got last

Friday while gearing up for the local sci-fi con. It's nothing to do

with any of the various story

ideas I've posted recently. I'm pretty excited. It's tangentially

sci-fi, maybe fantasy, but above all, it's a "small" story. No epic

conspiracies, or genre-straddling gen-mod horror prison breaks. It's a

character story, with only the plot impetus making it about sci-fi or

fantasy. I hope that keeps me on track. I want this one to come in

under 3000 words, so I've got to make the whole thing pretty tight.

That's a challenge for me. Keep pushing the envelope.

About Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...

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