Hey kids,

So, yeah, as the title of this post suggests, I just did something that has the potential to be either really stupid or exceptionally awesome.

I took edited and retitled an old short story — Rhetorical, now called At A Loss For Words: The Frank Cvetkovic Story — and just emailed it off to McSweeney’s.  Ack!

This has been something that I’ve been wanting to do for a while now, but have been so apprehensive about doing so I just kept putting it off.  I mean, their submission guidelines are more clever than 90% of the shit I’ve written!

I wrote up the submission email, freaked out, decided not to send it, then — in the heat of the moment — said “fuck it!” and hit send.

So maybe they’ll publish it.  Maybe they won’t.  Time will tell.

Trying to figure out how to slip a twenty dollar bribe into an email,