Got some more work done on Heart of the Dragon -- the 1989 portion is done -- and also finished off a proposal. The latter is for a comic book, and it's a collaboration. I'll say more (like who the collaborator is, though some of you may already know) if and when it goes through.
Also did the second day of training, and now I know what I'm doing. During the first go-round, there was one type of housing unit that we were told to mark a particular way, but not have to worry about any specifics, someone else would handle that.
Well, this gig is the someone else. *laughs* We're now doing the specifics of that type of housing unit.
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