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.”
I recently picked up a classic Sci-Fi novel that I’d never read before. After finishing it and pondering its many themes and deep, quotable lines, In My Opinion it should be required reading for high schools. Ladies and gentlemen I give you 1984, by George Orwell.
Brace yourselves, comrades, for I’m about to drop some news at thy feet. Are you bracing? Seriously, brace yourself. I mean it.