I've been gone from WordPress since February but, wow, it feels like it's been years. Shortly after 2018 began, despite the mayhem ensuing throughout this bizarre and demanding world, I realized I needed to be more proactive about my own life. Update Thankfully my situation is improved. I'm happy to report I've broken free from … Continue reading The End of A Story Void
NaNoWriMo Results I hit the 50,000+ word mark for first draft of The Phantoms' Interpreter. While I finished, I somehow didn't find the challenge as exciting as everybody else seemed to. Not sure why. Short Fiction Collection I'm compiling a collection of short fiction for self publication in early February. It'll contain the "scenes" I … Continue reading Writing Updates: December 2017
The hour commute home offered two routes. The first option entailed a stop-and-go jaunt through the city, while the second offered a more scenic ride along a winding, sometimes tree-choked, sometimes field-lined country road. This breezeless autumn evening oral surgeon Dr. Paolo "Doc" Carbonero opted for scenic drive particularly since he found its quiescence reminiscent … Continue reading The Cloud
Pistol and attention transfixed upon his traitorous former partner, Neutrino descended the steps a safe distance from where superhero Waveform jogged in the opposite direction, boots ringing on metal, toward the control room exit. Volkow paid little heed to the weapon trained on him; instead he busied himself reading a lengthy caution poster on the nearest … Continue reading Evil’s Dilemma
"Wait!" Eric jumped between the supervillains, his hands stretched toward the one with the pistol. "Just---wait." At the top of the steps, Neutrino sneered at the costumed hero 'Waveform' between him and his target. "Don't you ever get tired of being the only one who cares?" "Of course not." Dr. Volkow clapped Eric on the … Continue reading Evil’s Trap
Over the weekend I was nominated by Dronstad for the Real Neat Blog Award. Thank you, man!! (I've been so busy with and mentally drained by summer classes that I've written few posts this semester [You've probably noticed]. This week, a part of me wanted to whip up a short, no-brainer post. But a bossier, … Continue reading The Real Neat Blog Award
Jennifer Hilty is looking for prompt ideas. She's asking for: "A thing and a mood." (Examples: Squid/Happy, Apple/Sad, House/Confused, etc.) Leave your ideas in the comments here: Jennifer's Prompt Post [She writes fantasy/science fiction - in light of that, I submitted "planet/delightful". She didn't specify how long the submission window will be open but she posted … Continue reading Writing Prompt Help!