The world today is a subtly changed place, full of mystery and curiosities. The tide of popular opinion waxes on strange shores:
Long familiar things have mutated into nearly unrecognizable forms:
But the most important change of the day? That would be this:
What? You don’t see it? Understandable. Look closer:
My friend and former roomie Ferrett‘s first pro sale, “Camera Obscured,” hit the stands today. I got to see the first draft of this story at Clarion, and was thrilled for him when it was bought by Asimov’s only a few months later. This makes Ferrett the first Clarion ’08er to crack one of the so-called “big three.” Asimov’s was the one my parents subscribed to when I was a kid, and thus retains a special, nostalgia-tinged place in my affections. Holding a copy of it that has a friend’s story inside is pretty exciting for me. Way to go, Ferrett!