On June 6th, 2012, I had a bit of great news from Paula Goodlett, editor (some style her The Butcher of Grantville) of The Grantville Gazette, a magazine dedicated to telling tales set in Eric Flint's 1632 Universe. I received an email indicating that Paula wanted to buy the second short story I had ever written, and the first I submitted for professional publication.
Needless to say, I was flying high.
Now, a year to the day later, Eric Flint has approved the outline of 1636: The Mughal Mission, a novel Eric and I will be co-authoring over the next few months. Eric has an excellent and well-proven track record of co-authoring books (I wonder if there's a Guinness Book Of World Record entry for this). I look forward to learning everything I can from him as we write this and, hopefully, further Mughal tales.
If you see some bald guy floating by in low orbit with a poop-eating grin on, don't shoot. I'll come to earth eventually.
Thank you, Eric.
Now, to write it!