Wind/Water/Salt Chapters 39-51: Still n eed to take up comments and revise. Persephone (probably not its real name): I did a couple of thousand words, worked on it ten days in the month. Short Stories: Worked on one (the same one I was working on last month) a lot more, put it on the workshop. Critted 9 Got back 6 Submissions 1 Out there 1 Rejects 0 Knitting Striped long-sleeved t-shirt (self). Started the month with nine inches below the armholes, finished with 15 inches, so I'm 2" from the hem. Tay Tartan cardigan (Martin Storey). Started the month about a half-inch from the armholes, with one sleeve cuff done. Finished the second cuff, so the intarsia is done. Turned back to the first sleeve and did an inch of the fair isle. Extra Whip socks (Coffeehouse knits). Finished the third sock. Started the fourth. Queen's Gambit skirt: Ironed and hemmed and it's done. It came out shockingly well, for all the trouble it caused.
Apparently I've given up on trying to read in these pictures, let's see if I can do better next month. LHC #167: "Missing Soluch" by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, translated by Kamran Rastegar. I ought to acknowledge the translators more often here; they're integral to the experience. Anyway, I read book 1 of this (it's divided into 4 books, about 100 pages each) and found it unrelentingly depressing. Then partway through book 2, I started to wonder if I was misunderstanding completely and it was actually supposed to be funny? LHC #168: "Legends of the Fire Spirits" by Robert Lebling. Hard copy! I read most of this on vacation. LHC #169: "Moon of the Crusted Snow" by Waubgeshig Rice. eBook. Pretty fun. LHC #170: "Automatic Reload" by Ferrett Steinmetz . eBook. I quite enjoyed it. Not something I could write, I think, which makes me sort of jealous. The characters and their issues were so embedded in the story!