I can’t believe it’s already been a year since my short story, “Wolf’s Moon Night,” was published on FiveOnTheFifth.com.
If you haven’t read it yet, then go read it!
Now, my short story has a beautiful title card to go along with it. Continue reading Amazing Illustration for My Short Story!
Yes! At long last my first work is being officially published somewhere other than my own website!
And no, it’s not my book… That would be insane if that was being published all of a sudden. Are you insane? I might be. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: I’m Being Published!
So I’m pretty sure I mentioned last week that I’m working on a short story to submit to an online litmag contest this month. Right? Yes, here!
Five on the Fifth‘s submission deadline for their short fiction contest is looming rather large on August 31. I currently have about 1,500 words of a first draft, with a pretty clear idea of how I will set up the final act and conclude the story. I think my submission will end up finishing around 2,500 words, but I’ve been known to miscalculate projected word counts in the past. Continue reading Short Story Update – The Deadline is Coming!
Lesson #37 from finishing my first manuscript: Try to find that balance.
Accomplishing anything effectively is about balance. Finishing the first draft of The Warden of Everfeld: Memento over the last few months was a bit tiresome. I had not met my monthly writing goals since the end of NaNoWriMo 2015, and I was constantly falling behind – according to my own exceedingly high standards. I just wanted it done, but I didn’t always have the motivation or the willpower to just sit down and write.
Continue reading Writing Lesson #37: Writing Consistently is about Balance