Now he has abandoned me to go occupy my armchair. Harrumph.
Novel: Deep in editing, but moving very slowly.
Project: I made an alpha blockers list today and resolved to knock off one item a day at least until I hit alpha-ready. Then it gets interesting.
Random: Hitler reacts to SOPA.
Speaking of which: So SOPA is dead for now, but the media conglomerates will come back to try again. History tells us this. Here's Marco Arment on what we actually need to do. Hint: it involves money. Also personal sacrifice. Yeah, slacktivism is bullshit, you know? The people who called their reps mattered a lot, though. (My rep was already in opposition. She knows her constituency.)
It could also involve something like this. Discussion over here, with the usual Hacker News disclaimers. The tech industry employs a lot more people than Hollywood does, I note, and this approach is a constructive do-new-things one.