I had some anxiety over my pro-publishing debut, the normal jitters worrying that no one would like my story. So the positive response I received yesterday was gratifying and a little overwhelming. I've never received so much feedback on one of my original stories.
Today I went out to the mailbox and got another pleasant surprise. My contributor copy of the new Triangulation anthology, "Morning After." This anthology was my first stint on the other side of the slush pile, as an assistant editor rather than a writer, and I'm proud of the hard work that the editing team put in. The experience gave me new perspective on what editors are looking for, which in turn will help with my writing. So here it is: