Also, the Crimean War story sold! I titled it, creatively, "Crimean Fairy Tale." It will appear in The Mammoth Book of Hot Romance, edited by Maxim Jakubowski, which is due out Spring 2011.
I went to the gym last night, which was annoyingly crowded, and then went home and instead of writing or doing my laundry, I finished reading Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh. I enjoyed it. It started off dark and ended much more sweetly.