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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. … Continue reading

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NYC Midnight Round Two Assignments

Sci-fi. Ugh. I’m terrible at sci-fi. This is gonna be rough.

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I MADE THE FIRST CUT! Just barely. That’s me at #5. Eeek! I would be running around the house like a maniac right now, but my feet hurt. So I’m gonna stay sitting and squee. The feedback hasn’t come around yet, … Continue reading

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NYC Midnight Round One: Countdown

Ten hours. Ten hours until they post the results from the first round of the Short Story Competition. I have to work seven of those hours (maybe longer, depending on who I’m working with.) It will either keep my occupied … Continue reading

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Productive Procrastinating

So the first draft did wind up at less than half of the minimum word count. I started plumping it out this morning, and then I got sidetracked by changing up the look of this blog. I think it looks … Continue reading

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Haven’t Had This Problem in a While…

So I came across a call for submissions of short stories that had an interesting premise I could work with. I worked on research, characters, and plots yesterday, and today, I really got down to writing the actual story. And I’m … Continue reading

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Another Contest Entry!

I was procrastinating again. I’d decided to enter the 23rd Annual Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers by the Writers Union of Canada. It closes later today. No set topic, just a word count limit. I’d decided to finish and polish … Continue reading

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