The new issue of DWM includes the results of the 2004 readers' poll. It's the first time I've ever had something of mine in the running (well, I've been in anthologies that did good, but that's someone else's glory).
Anyway. The Coup came second last in a group of 17. Ho hum.
"At least I can only get better," I told the Doctor, with my usual, tough resolve.
"Or," she replied, "next year you could come last."