I had an epiphany the other night about my writing efforts as of late. I’ve been pouring my time into my favorite short stories, editing them ruthlessly, while outlining others here and there and taking my time bringing them to life. This entire year I’ve almost exclusively focused on cranking out short stories, with only a few weeks of work put towards my novel. I’ve wanted to build up my portfolio and have more short stories to show agents and publishers, since when this year began I’d sold all of my work and had nothing to show potential editors. Continue reading “It. Is. Over.”
Let’s do an activity. I’m going to ask you a question, so wherever you’re reading this take a moment to clear your mind. Now, when I ask, “What are you afraid of?” what comes to mind?
If you’re like me, this image suddenly pops into your head. Continue reading “Horror Stories and Word Limits”
If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been sick this year, I’d have enough money to go on one hell of a vacation. The problem is, I’d be sick the whole time…
So I bet some of you have probably been wondering what the heck I’ve been up to recently and why the lack of content on my blog. Well I assure you, it’s not that I’ve been doing nothing this whole time, just that I’m sort of discouraged about what I’ve been working on, and I didn’t feel like sharing all the negative news with you. But it’s confession time; I feel I must come clean about what I’ve been pouring my writing efforts into.
Two stories sent out to publishers, with a third still in the repair bay. I’m satisfied with that. Continue reading “And They’re Off!”
This week marked the end of February, a month that I had set aside for certain writing goals and deadlines. Though I didn’t get everything done that I wanted, I’m still pretty satisfied going into March with what I’ve accomplished. Here’s what’s happened so far… Continue reading “Goals”
I thought I’d try spicing things up a bit and change my theme. I felt the last one had a little too much black to it. Thoughts? Continue reading “Notice anything… Different?”
Guess who didn’t get much done this week? This guy!
Health and family issues took front seat this week and severely limited my amount of writing time. And writing energy. Even when I was blessed with the time to write in peace, the words came grudgingly.