Flash Fiction and Exploration

Good news and bad news folks.  Good news is that I have been writing, a lot.  Bad news is that I have not been writing here.  I've been working on my short story, which is now novella-length.  And one of the goals I had when I started this blog was to write about the writing process… Continue reading Flash Fiction and Exploration

Even though I wasn’t writing, I was writing.

Wow.  I have let this waiting-till-tomorrow thing go a little far, huh?  I may have a good reason.  The good news is, though, that even though I wasn't writing this, I was actually writing something else.  I've made it about 6,000 words into my first short story since college and I'm loving it!  I scrapped the story… Continue reading Even though I wasn’t writing, I was writing.

What makes you write?

I was supposed to write a blog post last week.  Unfortunately I got sick and most of the week was spent on the couch.  Fortunately, I did get a chance to watch Independence Day: Resurgence and I started a blog post tangent on sequels and storytelling things I learned watching and reading new things.  Unfortunately,… Continue reading What makes you write?

Short Story Workshop #1: How do you start?

One of the first projects I'm going to undertake, and attempt to chronicle, as part of this blog is the creation of a short story.  My goal is for this blog to really go behind-the-curtain, and it is totally possible that several writers are going to look at this process and snicker because I'm doing… Continue reading Short Story Workshop #1: How do you start?