...to stop revising your book and work on something else when you start addressing yourself as "DUMBASS" in the margins.
Uff da mai.
Raven Electrick wants "She Transcends." Yay sales! Decent semipro rate for this (shortshort) length of story, and one less story to worry about shipping around. (Three of the last four markets I sent this little story to closed while it was there. I was beginning to think it had the kiss of death.)
Also one of the print mags that bought an earlier story wants to buy the electronic rights for it for a few months for some additional cash. Um, okay. More money, same story...yes, please, actually.
Also one of my story checks actually arrived, because I performed my magic trick for getting money: I went to the bank to deposit other checks. So of course another one showed up so that I'd have to go back to the bank. If only this ever worked for checks larger than $25....
And I even managed to get further with Reprogramming edits before I got to the point where I had to scrawl three key letters (W, T, and F) in the margin and give up for the night.