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Category Archives: Contest Progress
So I sent in my submission for round two of NYC Midnight’s short story contest last night. With 30 minutes to spare. I am not anywhere near as confident with this piece as I was with the first round piece. … Continue reading
I’m clock-watching. Twenty hours left. And I deleted over half of my text so I could rewrite the interrogation. The hour or so I just slept on the couch may be the last sleep I get until this is done.
Sci-fi. Ugh. I’m terrible at sci-fi. This is gonna be rough.
I MADE THE FIRST CUT! Just barely. That’s me at #5. Eeek! I would be running around the house like a maniac right now, but my feet hurt. So I’m gonna stay sitting and squee. The feedback hasn’t come around yet, … Continue reading
Ten hours. Ten hours until they post the results from the first round of the Short Story Competition. I have to work seven of those hours (maybe longer, depending on who I’m working with.) It will either keep my occupied … Continue reading
I was procrastinating again. I’d decided to enter the 23rd Annual Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers by the Writers Union of Canada. It closes later today. No set topic, just a word count limit. I’d decided to finish and polish … Continue reading
Like, legit done this time. Titled. Sent in. That’s it. Now I’m just hoping that I made sure to stick to Americanized spelling. It’s a blind judging, and I’m the only Canadian in my heat, so if I used Canadian … Continue reading
So…it’s done? I managed to pull of what I’d thought would keep the suspense going but limit the porn aspect. But now I’m wondering if it lacks the ultimate payoff. I still have just under 400 words to play with, … Continue reading
I’m spending today finishing up my contest entry. I think I know how to tweak it to get the suspense I need without it drifting back into porn-ville. Yay! Tizzy is also working hard, helping me. It’s a tough life … Continue reading