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So then the squee happened.

I literally had just gotten in the door from work, was rushing to try to get my computer set up so I could say mean things about Godzilla (2014) on the Skiffy and Fanty show (which is a whole other bit squee right there) when my phone rang. Scaring the crap out of me in the process.

It was Christie Yant. This is the first time in my life I have been called about any kind of writer-type thing. And Christie wanted to talk to me about Women Destroy ScifiNamely that they needed another story for the print edition and she loved my story that she had to turn down so much, that was the one she wanted and then I think she might have said some other things but I couldn’t hear her over my brain going OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

(And all I have to do is be able to do quick turn around on the edits tomorrow. Sister, for a chance to destroy science fiction, I WOULD DO MY EDITS WITH FEET WHILE BALANCING ON MY FREAKING HANDS AND SINGING LATIN HIPHOP FOR YOU.)

So I get to destroy scifi with my sistren after all. AND I STILL GET TO BE IN LIGHTSPEED. YES. I JUST SOLD THE SAME STORY TWICE TO LIGHTSPEED. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.

And that was my Friday night. I think I win.

Originally published at Rachael Acks: Sound and Nerdery. You can comment here or there.

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rjw76
May. 31st, 2014 07:21 am (UTC)
eeeeeeeeee! :D

Also, Latin hiphop? Does this exist? I must know.
katsudon
May. 31st, 2014 07:29 am (UTC)
I've been listening to Gente de Zona lately:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4PCjowG0cA&list=PLBC41894563540EF9&feature=share&index=12

If you want to get technical, they're Cuban reggaeton, but in iTunes they just get put under the big umbrella of Latin hiphop.
tsutsujigirl
Jun. 1st, 2014 05:19 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
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