Slow week. I completed final revisions to the short story Paltry Sums. That should go out on submission this weekend. Managed some poetry work and a little work on short story ideas. Every bit helps but sometimes it just doesn't feel like enough.
Work on TCoFR novella continued. Yes, that’s another new name, but that’s what planning is for and why I use initials until I’m committed. I now have 4,270 words of character and story arcs. But I can’t go much deeper until I detail more of the characters and who they are, where they came from, etc. Character … Continue reading Work in Progress #10
Mostly anthology work today. A theme emerged from the random selection of half finished stories. The title story, Palace of Dreams, is a long way from finished but it seems fitting. I think I have four solid poems to include. The Bottle of Salvation Containing the Nectar of Ruin is going into the final manuscript form and … Continue reading Work in Progress #9
A fire snaps burning cold, memories burn and scratch. What I’ve lived, unseen by kings and queens who marched us all to death.
The novella series has a new working name: CotFR. As I develop the storyline of the three books, the focus has changed to a different entity. I also have better titles for the first and third books. Book Two's title isn’t clear yet, and it needs to fit with the other two. I also came up with … Continue reading Work in Progress #8