After thrashing all week with the story I have been fighting with all last year, I finally set out to write something new last night. Wouldn’t want to flub my resolution in the very first week now, would I? It still took me a while to settle in and face up to the prospect of […]
Read More I finished something!
Since my biggest weakness is finishing things, I’m making it my goal to complete the first draft of a new short story a week, for at least a month. I will post how I’m doing each Sunday. Hopefully, this means I’ll be creating a flurry of weird flash fiction. I can’t guarantee that no space […]
Read More My New Year’s Resolution for 2014
As I said last year, this year I want to finish more stuff. So what’s my tally for January 2012?
Read More So how’s that plan to finish what you’re writing going?
When I look back at how my writing went in 2011, I see I’m going to add my voice to the chorus that says this year really stunk up the joint. Just about the only thing I got better at was gathering rejections, which is actually a good thing, because it led to making my […]
Read More In which I bid good riddance to 2011
As I mentioned before my overall writing goal for 2010 didn’t work out so well: I actually finished fewer stories in 2010 than I did in 2009. I got distracted by my desire to let my writing loosen up and express a bit of humor. I love it when a story can get me to […]
Read More Looking forward in 2011