Getting my first tattoo. Finished!
Many writers (I dare say ALL) will eventually want to publisher their work. Although self-publishing is popular, some will be looking for an agent to work on their behalf to make a deal with the big publishing houses. But just how does one go about the task of acquiring an agent? There is a lot … Continue reading So You Want a Literary Agent?
This month, I'd like to share the work of a talented painter, Shay Preyer.She created this wonderful resin finished painting, and has crafted many more like it, all with beautiful designs and swirls of color. Some with sparkles, others with layers and patterns. One looked amazingly like an geode with amethyst lining it.I sat down … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Shay Preyer
What is flash fiction? You've probably written short stories. High school was notorious for making students write several pages on different themes or topics, both fiction and non-fiction. But my guess is those were closer to 5,000 words. Too long for flash fiction. So what is flash fiction all about? For one, flash fiction is … Continue reading Flash Fiction
Today is the day. The day to turn in word counts and collect your “winner’s” prizes.
Not for me. This wasn’t my month for writing. Last year I made sure I wrote every night after work. But last November my job allowed me the flexibility to leave early. My son played a bit more Nintendo than I usually permit. This year I work until 6 pm, commute an hour, and my son was diagnosed with epilepsy in August which requires medication that has to be administered at 7:30 pm.
Sure, I still could have made time. The time I spent writing this post could have been better used throwing words down for my NaNo count. They would not have been very meaningful; I haven’t felt the inspiration.
On a good note, I received some feedback on the first draft of my fantasy novel. Now that would have been a good…
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