#birthdaywritingchallenge: a recap

Just The Facts, Ma’am: 11,287 words Aug 25-Sept 25, am missing entries for Sept 11th, 15th, 21, 22, 24. Some days have multiple entries — I have two for the 13th, two for the 26th, and three for the 8th. Insights I had two goals for this  writing challenge. The first was to become practiced … Continue reading #birthdaywritingchallenge: a recap

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Day 22, or, The Bear At the Door

Normally, bears weren’t a problem this far south, but none of the past year had been normal. All of our livestock was wasting away, the crops were failing, and our well was drying up. My family were, collectively, as paranoid as they came. They didn’t trust the government. They didn’t trust the neighbors. They didn’t trust the townies. They didn’t trust strangers. They barely trusted one another; I think they only did because there was no other choice.

Day 20

[Note: I missed a day, yesterday, but, look it, I sliced upon my palm at work. My right (and write!) palm. The upside is I cut it open with a brand new blade so while the cut is deep, it is also clean, and already trying to knit back together. I figured one day of … Continue reading Day 20

When Worlds Collide Final Installment, and info about the new story.

The last section of When Worlds Collide is in the hands of my editor, and will be coming back for final fixes today. *rubs hands gleefully*. I'm super excited about this novella, and I'm grateful for all the positive feedback I've been getting. There will be two other stories in this series, and the first … Continue reading When Worlds Collide Final Installment, and info about the new story.

More for me than for you — To Do List for NaNo prep

Finish final edits on Igraine's Flight (56 small corrections to make; why did I not catch this on the first five passes through??) and get that baby uploaded. Definitely Amazon, maybe B&N, I don't know about Smashwords or Kobo.(edited: right now, just Amazon) Edit chapter 11 of Marriage of Land and Sea and get that ready to … Continue reading More for me than for you — To Do List for NaNo prep