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Not dead, just working.

Hello everyone! *waves* I just wanted to say that I'm not dead, just working. More updates soon. I'm wishing everyone the best in the meantime.

The quote of the day made me smile for several reasons. Yet another reason to love Valancourt Books (well done!):

An exciting forthcoming title announcement -- David Towsey of Oxford University will be editing Charles Robert Maturin's classic The Albigenses (1824) for Valancourt Books in 2007. The Albigenses was selected in March 2006 for inclusion in the book 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, and it is Valancourt Books' sincere pleasure to bring this lost classic into print, thus giving the world at long last the opportunity, having read it, to die in peace.


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Apr. 20th, 2006 01:36 am (UTC)
love the icon. where did that come from?
Apr. 20th, 2006 01:41 am (UTC)
Thanks! semyaza recently has been posting a series of icons from various illuminated mediaeval manuscripts, and this is one of hers.
Apr. 20th, 2006 01:53 am (UTC)
Apr. 20th, 2006 01:57 am (UTC)
Gah! Thanks!!!!
Apr. 20th, 2006 02:04 am (UTC)
Busy Busy Busy, lol! Actually it is oddly comforting to know you actually do have limits to how much you can accomplish at one time. I was about to accuse you of having a time-turner!
Apr. 25th, 2006 04:52 pm (UTC)
LOL! I could use one about now, as a matter of fact. ;) Ah well, this too shall pass. I look forward to catching up soon.
Apr. 20th, 2006 02:09 am (UTC)
Not Dead, Just Working, would be a great title for something...
Apr. 25th, 2006 04:53 pm (UTC)
And then there could be a sequel: Not working, dead after all. ;)
Apr. 20th, 2006 04:47 am (UTC)
Glad to hear you're not dead! B&Ned a horror collection the other day where all the stories are introed by Lovecraft. The new hubs said, "Holy crap, I didn't realize Lovecraft was such an academic." I laughed (for quite a while) and then hooked him up with Phasers as Excalibur and linked him to your LJ. You have a new fan. ;)

Apr. 25th, 2006 05:01 pm (UTC)
Re: Lovecraftian
LOL! Awww...

Sorry I'm so behind on correspondence. Two of my books are in the very final stages, and I have deadlines I must meet - not to mention the students' final projects and exams. This too shall pass.

You've made my day with you comment. Just last Dec. I had an article out in Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest entitled "The New Shoggoth Chic: Why H.P. Lovecraft Now?" If you're interested in a copy, let me know.

Sending best wishes to the BKH...
Apr. 25th, 2006 05:51 pm (UTC)
Re: Lovecraftian
YES! (I'd love a copy, please.) I know you're swamped. Something about everybody wanting something from the stars, I think. ;)

Mine back to the GH.
Apr. 20th, 2006 04:53 am (UTC)
What a fantastic last line. :D

Glda to hear you're still about; good luck with your work.
Apr. 25th, 2006 04:53 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much - you, too!

I do love that last line. :)
Apr. 20th, 2006 08:46 am (UTC)
I wonder if Charles Robert Maturin is related to Stephen Maturin.
Apr. 25th, 2006 05:01 pm (UTC)
Hmmmm! Never thought of that connection! Interesting.
Apr. 20th, 2006 12:48 pm (UTC)
Glad you are OK and hope to hear more from you when and if you get an chance. I really love reading your posts and your quotes. This one is especially awesome, particularly the last sentence.
Apr. 25th, 2006 05:02 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much! I look forward to catching up soon. Thanks for the lovely comments.
Apr. 20th, 2006 04:42 pm (UTC)
Qute quote, and glad to know you're still about! Looking foward to when you have more free time!
Apr. 25th, 2006 04:54 pm (UTC)
Thanks - I hope to catch up soon!
Apr. 21st, 2006 09:28 pm (UTC)
Lol glad you liked what I wrote. Sometimes I wonder if anybody gets my sense of humor, so it's reassuring someone does! :-p
Apr. 25th, 2006 10:43 pm (UTC)
I laughed out loud when I read it. :)
Gorgeous new website layout, by the way. Looks terrific!
Apr. 25th, 2006 06:00 pm (UTC)
Hey, check this out:


Remind you of anyone you know? :D She's a hell of a writer, too.
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