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

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

Work in Progress: November 20, 2019

My novel, At the End of the World, is off to a final round of readings and editorial review. Hopefully, there are few revisions needed after that. Then it will go into the production phase at the publisher. This book has been an unexpected experience all the way through. I thought it would be a … Continue reading Work in Progress: November 20, 2019