My short story, 'The Girl of Flesh', has been purchased by The Fortean Bureau, a webzine of speculative fiction. It will probably appear in their November issue.
This is my first sale of fiction, ever. Fight-o, fight-o, fight-o!
|Top radical is 'change/enchant' (化), bottom is 'shell/money' (貝). Thus, 'that which is exchangeable with money', i.e., goods. Later came to mean just 'money' as well. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Change goods for money and vice-versa.'|