Work in Progress: May 18

Lot's of deep editing today. I only worked on short stories and concentrated on ensuring my central idea of the story, theme, if you will, was present and focused throughout the story. As Jeanne Cavelos recently pointed out, theme usually comes after a few drafts. To help me find a story's theme I've started writing … Continue reading Work in Progress: May 18

Work in Progress: 4/28

I did change Melina Unbound to present tense and that has improved the energy of the story. It still needs better words and deeper images. Struck by a new idea for a short story. It's just an idea, but it could develop quickly. I sketched a brief overview and some worldbuilding elements. I did a … Continue reading Work in Progress: 4/28

Work in Progress 4/15/19

Jotted down a couple of rough poem ideas, and updated the Paltry Sums story⎼again⎼to read over⎼again⎼before sending it out. Then spent a little time reworking a different novella, the one I workshopped last year. I don't normally jump between two larger projects but I had an idea about how to fix one of the issues … Continue reading Work in Progress 4/15/19