find out that Ellen Datlow, she who more than anybody else is probably responsible for you being a writer — her OMNI fiction being your first experience with fiction that was doing something, that was more than just words on the page — has selected your “Raphael” short story out of Cemetery Dance for the twentieth The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, and then
somehow hold your breath until Monday, when NBC and Fox, thinking a cake just wasn’t going to cut it this year, decided just to give you those next installments of Heroes and 24.
Only thing that might make it all better would be, you don’t know, maybe some movie that’s everything you like in a movie and more finally getting wide-release . . .