Category Archives: Short Story Writing

Round Two Done: X-Files, Don’t Fail Me Now

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

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Camp NaNoWriMo

Hoo boy, this new job is taking a lot out of me. Even with shortened shifts, three days in a row left me exhausted. It’s going to take some getting used to. But April is coming up quick, so I … Continue reading

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Productive Procrastinating

So the first draft did wind up at less than half of the minimum word count. I started plumping it out this morning, and then I got sidetracked by changing up the look of this blog. I think it looks … Continue reading

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Haven’t Had This Problem in a While…

So I came across a call for submissions of short stories┬áthat had an interesting premise I could work with. I worked on research, characters, and plots yesterday, and today, I really got down to writing the actual story. And I’m … Continue reading

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