Liz's Looming Lunacy

An author trying to find her place in the world.

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Location: Bayport, New York, United States

Swain's world (The Cosmic Unicorn #1); A Day in the Life (Alternate Hilarities #3); The Lawnmower that Ate Manhattan (NIEKAS, I forget the issue); Spring Cleaning (Sound Waves); Shadow Play (The Parasitorium II: Parasitic Sands, 2007); Crow's Feat (Free Fall (February, 2007) Oh, and Obligatory Holly Lisle Affiliate Link for writing workshops and stuff.


the Persistence of Memory

               For the longest time, I knew it as the huckster's room. You could find one at any given convention. Imagine my shock and dismay when I learned that we were not supposed to call them _huckster's_ rooms any more since the term was now derogatory (I had always thought it was both fun and unique) and that we were henceforth supposed to refer to them as _dealer's_ rooms.
               I feel a similar sense of disorientation here. Is it a critique or a beta? o0;; Which term is preferable, and can someone tell me why? Plus, does anyone know when and how this happened?


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