Well, it took me two months to get well enough to sit and concentrate on reading, and since then I've been reading up a storm. And I bought two programs for the Kindle Fire HD to write Word compatible files, and have figured out how to make them work.
The beginning of 2012 I had a story appear in the Rocket Science anthology. Yesterday I learned that Ian is working on another anthology, this one on Venus stories.
Well it just so happens that a story I need done by the end of the month is about an Apollo-era mission to fly-by Venus. Perfect. But now I have to come up with another story for this month and I have. Since yesterday, I've written 1900 Words on the new story, all with the stylus on the Kindle Fire HD.
That's dedication, my friends. (grin)
But of course I can't do it this way forever, I need a keyboard. And a real version of Word. So it seems that I am likely to be freed a little bit and allowed to wander the halls with my walker in the next few days. Then I can take a laptop down the hall to the conference room and do some real writing.
Last year I picked up an Asus netbook to use in the classroom, but I took it to WorldCon in Chicago, first using it for the Iron Chef story writing competition. So I should have Mrs. Dr. Phil bring that to my room. Except for one teensy problem -- we stole the case for the Kindle Fire HD.
I ordered a new case from Amazon -- under ten bucks. And... I will be back in business!