September 27th, 2006

Membership follies

Somehow, as HWA's treasurer, all of our snailmail comes to me first, which means I'm the frontline receiver of everything from bills to nutty "buy my book" letters to membership applications. I never ceased to be amazed at some of the things we see on membership applications. Here's my current favorite:

(In regards to the "List Qualifying Credentials" request): "Awards for $20-25 for 3 stories (don't recall titles)".

Wow. I've written lots of short fiction, but y'know, I guess this person has written way more than I have, because I can actually remember the title of every single short story I've written. Go on, quiz me! I know the titles!