First, laurenrivers has written an awesome in-depth review of By Sword and Star. Check it out here:
(Her full review is in the Word doc; there's more than what's in the description box.)
I'm always up for discussion about the book, so feel free to comment there or here if you have a question or want to talk about some aspect of it. >^_^<
Second, even though it was announced a few days ago and I've had some time to calm down, I'm still really really really excited that my story "The Frog Who Swallowed the Moon" won the grand prize in the latest Spark contest, with the theme of "Fables":
It's my very first writing contest win (not counting, like, essay contests in high school), so yeah, I gotta admit it's pretty cool. The story will be published in Volume VI of Spark, so it'll be a bit of a wait to read it.
Finally, just a reminder that the Furry Writers' Guild election debate thread is still open. Come ask your friendly presidential candidates questions through the 14th: