Work in Progress: Feb 7, 2020

The last couple of weeks have been intense. I've been writing short stories, novels (yes plural) and poems. I stopped chasing side hustles that took me away from writing to focus on a side hustle that is writing. I looked into website content writing, copywriting and things related to those. But it would take me … Continue reading Work in Progress: Feb 7, 2020

Work in Progress: January 17, 2020

I hesitate to write this update as it may seem too self-absorbed, but if nothing else, this blog is a place for such. Even with productive gains, a week can be more than challenging. This week I found a few workable short story ideas, made good progress on the plot summary of the next novel, … Continue reading Work in Progress: January 17, 2020

Work in Progress January 11, 2020

Fantasy Balloons

My week included sending one story off to market, another out for a beta read, a few poems into critiques with good feedback, and I finally figured out what my next novel will be. I’ve been working on a novel idea for a few months but it just didn’t feel right. First, it wasn’t a … Continue reading Work in Progress January 11, 2020

Work in Progress: December 31, 2019

Trends I recently looked at my list of short stories in progress and found a trend. It’s not a great discovery, nor is it a helpful trend. I’ve been writing the same story just in various guises. When I looked at the ones with the best feedback and the ones I liked the best, they … Continue reading Work in Progress: December 31, 2019