...I didn't conquer the world (but the world also didn't conquer me).
Monthly Word Count: 25,052 words
Best Day: 3729 words
Worst Day: 70 words
Days Off: One
Rejections: Oh boy!
Determination to Succeed: up 35%
New Short Stories:-
If Monsters Lurk; If (1600)
EverTime, Just Left of 1974 (1400)
The Persistence of Ugly (200)
Sky Painted Metal Grey (The Thunderous Descent of Michael Skyworth) (2200)
Lost Shoes (900)
Plus 16,400 words of The Ghosts of Folding Time.
Things found lurking in the pages of the above: Houdini, Sand Monsters, Other Worlds, Crappy Motels, Towers, Tricksters, Messerschmitt Bombers, 1970s lampshade, zeppelins, ghosts, a butt waggling peasant, diagrams drawn in pencil and chalk.
Current WIPs: The Ghosts of Folding Time (my YA) and an untitled short story about grandfather clocks, butterflies and lonely children.
Last line of January 2011: "By death," Robbie said.*
*Note to self: make sure the last line of February is far more interesting