Regarding tonight's new blog post that isn't: it's a very good thing!
I might have mentioned an anthology that published earlier this month, in which I have an essay?
Well, an editor from a major parenting magazine read the book, liked my essay, and asked me to submit a piece for her magazine. I sent two. I like this thing where people ask me for stuff and I send it; it cuts down on some of the rejection I'd be experiencing if I were actually sending out unsolicited manuscripts like I should be!