Category Archives: Writing Progress

Settling With Sea Serpents v 3 is Done

I was surprised to find that when I was writing this draft, huge chunks of it actually stayed the same. This draft could almost be considered a minor draft rather than a major one. I expanded a bit on the … Continue reading

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Changestone v 4 is Done!

The most common feedback I got with this story is people wanted more description. Unfortunately, that’s what I cut in order for this story to remain classified as flash-fiction (<1,000 words). So, when it got rejected by the pro flash-fiction … Continue reading

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Sarimanok Feather v 4 is Done!

On one rejection of “Sarimanok Feather” I received the following feedback: “I found the world interesting but the story was slow in building tension for my tastes.” After some thought, I decided the story needed some drastic changes in order … Continue reading

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Settling With Sea Serpents v 2 is Done!

I always seem to choke when I get to the climax of this story. One reason is that I haven’t got a good grasp of the setting where it all takes place. Another is that I haven’t really solidified a … Continue reading

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Accomplishments of 2014

  Time to look back at the year and see how I did on my writing goals for 2014. What I Did That I Planned Published “Infant Insomnia” as an e-book single Wrote 2 Drafts of Silent Scars Published an … Continue reading

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Sarimanok Feather is an Honorable Mention in WOTF!

I entered “Sarimanok Feather” in Q4 for the Writers of the Future Contest. This is a prestigious international writing contest, open only to those who have not published professionally (definition given in the contest rules). The results are in, and … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2014 Results

  This month’s writing went really well! It was great to see my word count jump on “The Gods’ Blessings” to triple what it was when I started. I am a bit concerned that I’m not going to hit the … Continue reading

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