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irons in the fire update

It's that time of the month again, and I'm feeling under the weather and in no shape to do any work, so I'll do something nice and mindless.


SCHEDULED
Writing

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Deathless -- page proofs turned in to publisher on 20 December 2006
Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars -- page proofs turned in to publisher on 7 February 2007
"Life from Lifelessness" in Doctor Who: Short Trips: Destination Prague -- revised manuscript turned in to editor on 26 February 2007; awaiting page proofs
"A Clean Getaway" in Pandora's Closet -- revised manuscript turned in to editor on 11 May 2006; awaiting page proofs
Resident Evil: Extinction -- copy edit returned to editor on 22 February 2007
tie-in novel -- manuscript turned in to editor on 26 February 2007
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Q&A -- revised manuscript turned in to editor on 24 May 2006; awaiting copy edit
"Four Lights" in Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Sky's the Limit -- manuscript due to editor on 6 March 2007
"A Prince Among Women" in BenBella Wonder Woman Smart Pop book -- revised essay due to editor on 15 March 2007
"Meiyo" in Age of War: A Classic BattleTech Anthology -- manuscript turned in to editor on 3 January 2006; awaiting some sign of life
Star Trek: Klingon Empire: A Burning House -- manuscript due to editor on 31 May 2007
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Slings and Arrows Book 6: Enterprises of Great Pitch and Moment -- proposal due 15 March 2007

Editing
tie-in novel -- second pass pages returned to publisher on 2 January 2007
movie novelization -- page proofs due back to publisher on 6 March 2007
Doctor Who: Short Trips: The Quality of Leadership -- pitches in; awaiting licensor approval
tie-in eBook -- line edit due 10 March 2007
tie-in novel -- waiting for deadbeat author to get up off his ass and turn the book in
Star Trek: Mere Anarchy Book 5: The Blood-Dimmed Tide by Howard Weinstein -- second-pass pages returned to publisher on 28 February 2007
Star Trek: Mere Anarchy Book 6: Its Hour Come Round by Margaret Wander Bonanno -- page proofs returned to publisher on 22 February 2007
Star Trek: Corps of Engineers: The Art of the Comeback by Glenn Greenberg -- line edit turned in to publisher on 30 January 2007; awaiting copy edit
Star Trek: Corps of Engineers: Signs from Heaven by Phaedra M. Weldon -- line edit turned in to publisher on 30 January 2007; awaiting copy edit
Star Trek: Corps of Engineers: Ghost by Ilsa J. Bick -- line edit turned in to publisher on 30 January 2007; awaiting copy edit
Star Trek: Corps of Engineers: Remembrance of Things Past Book 1 by Terri Osborne -- manuscript due from author on 15 March 2007
Star Trek: Corps of Engineers: Remembrance of Things Past Book 2 by Terri Osborne -- manuscript due from author on 15 April 2007
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Slings and Arrows Book 1: A Sea of Troubles by J. Steven York & Christina F. York -- manuscript due from authors on 15 March 2007
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Slings and Arrows Book 2: The Oppressor's Wrong by Phaedra M. Weldon -- manuscript due from author on 1 April 2007
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Slings and Arrows Book 3: The Insolence of Office by William Leisner -- manuscript due from author on 1 April 2007
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Slings and Arrows Book 4: That Sleep of Death by Terri Osborne -- proposal due on 15 March 2007
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Slings and Arrows Book 5: A Weary Life by Robert Greenberger -- revised proposal due on 15 March 2007

UNSCHEDULED WRITING
Short stories

"House Arrest" -- second revised manuscript turned in to editors on 27 April 2006; awaiting word from publisher very soon
"Wild Bill Got Shot" -- need to send this back out

Tie-in novels
tie-in novel -- proposal sent to editor on 8 August 2004; not really holding out much hope for this
tie-in novel -- pitch sent to editor on 26 January 2005
tie-in novel -- pitch sent to editor on 24 April 2006
tie-in novel -- proposal sent to editor on 18 December 2006
tie-in novel -- pitch sent to editor on 6 January 2006
tie-in novel -- awaiting disposition of license
tie-in novel -- on indefinite hold

Comic books/strips
tie-in comic -- pitch sent to editor on 24 January 2006
tie-in comic -- pitch sent to editor on 8 October 2006; on hold for the moment

Original novels
mystery novel -- started, realized it wasn't working, shelved
historical mystery novel -- need to do research
YA multiauthor novel series -- samples sent to ringleader on 23 May 2006; on indefinite hold
urban fantasy series -- pretty much dead
fantasy series -- was developed with packager who has since gone on hiatus; on indefinite hold
urban fantasy series -- agent's still shopping this around
Dragon Precinct -- in talks with publisher about possible revival of series
YA urban fantasy series -- need to repurpose proposal and write sample chapters
SF series -- proposal done and agent likes it; need to write first novel
SF series -- need to work out proposal

Articles & essays
"Whaddaya Mean I Don't Keep the Copyright?" in The SFWA Handbook rev. ed. -- I just keep putting this here in the vain hope that it'll be published some time before we achieve peace in the Middle East....
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