Category Archives: Contest Progress

New Problems

So…it’s done? I managed to pull of what I’d thought would keep the suspense going but limit the porn aspect. But now I’m wondering if it lacks the ultimate payoff. I still have just under 400 words to play with, … Continue reading

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Still Plugging Away

I’m spending today finishing up my contest entry. I think I know how to tweak it to get the suspense I need without it drifting back into porn-ville. Yay! Tizzy is also working hard, helping me. It’s a tough life … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts

I’m having serious second thoughts about my contest entry story. I like the premise. So that’s a start. The beginning is solid. But the middle bits keep trying to cross over into “psycho kinky lesbian porn” land. Which is not … Continue reading

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Pins and Needles

I may have done a reckless thing. I signed up for a writing contest yesterday. I noticed it in my feed last year, but the entry fee put me off. But this year…even though I don’t have the most reliable … Continue reading

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Writing Contest Progress: Aaaaand DONE!

Yep.  Entry is done and sent off early. Hey, I have things to do tomorrow, and I’m not 100% sure on the time zone difference between me and Toasted Cheese’s headquarters.  And it’s done anyway.  I can’t think of much … Continue reading

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Writing Contest Progress: First Draft

The first draft is done, and I gave it a quick edit. So now it’s time for…procrastination!  Or rather, doing something else for an hour or so while my subconscious does its thing.  Time to make a bracelet or something.

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Writing Contest Progress: Roughly Halfway Through

I’m now a little beyond the halfway mark in the Three Cheers and a Tiger spring mysteries contest.  I’m feeling good.  Dassyr is less lively than I’d like, but maybe he’s just distracted.  I know I am. My cat is … Continue reading

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