Tag Archives: Short story

Daily Divulge: Catching-Up (Again)

I fell behind again yesterday, but with good reason! I spent my time editing the mermaid piece, and when I was done that, I had no creative juice left. But I found it today. So I’m caught up, and well … Continue reading

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Daily Divulge: Another Short Story Down

…maybe. I’m not entirely happy with it. It’s supposed to be in the horror genre, so I need to boost that up a few thousand notches, I think. But I’ve got less than 500 words left to play with, as … Continue reading

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Daily Divulge: Back on Track

It’s been a rough week. Inflammation in my ribs. A head cold. Death-coughs. Anxiety. Annoying cat. Needless to say, I fell way behind. But the last two days have been good. I’m all caught up! I’ve been working on a … Continue reading

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Daily Divulge: One Story Down

I just barely eked out my word count today. 1002 words. I had to do a little scrambling, because I “finished” the short story needing about 100 more words, and didn’t feel like starting a new one for such a … Continue reading

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Daily Divulge: On To New Things

So I didn’t get any helpful advice from the writing group. Just frustration. I’m ending the first part on a cliffhanger. I have to. If I keep writing on this project, I will move from shaky ground into dangerous obsession/compulsion. … Continue reading

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Round Two Done: X-Files, Don’t Fail Me Now

So I sent in my submission for round two of NYC Midnight’s short story contest last night. With 30 minutes to spare. I am not anywhere near as confident with this piece as I was with the first round piece. … Continue reading

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Winding Down

I’m clock-watching. Twenty hours left. And I deleted over half of my text so I could rewrite the interrogation. The hour or so I just slept on the couch may be the last sleep I get until this is done.

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