Woohoo! I got a request for my complete manuscript yesterday. Milkweed Editions is now going to consider it. It has been tough trying to sell Bagastana; the first few chapters are not really indicative of the rest of the book, much like the Kansas scenes in Wizard of Oz are not much like Oz. In any case, they are going to read the whole thing. I'm so relieved!
So, here's your cool-thing-of-a-day:
You can find this and a lot of other webcomics of "romance, sarcasm, math, and language" at: http://xkcd.com/74/. Try the "random" feature; I think you'll enjoy it.