Nabbing this from Karen Duvall… The Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Colorado Gold writing contest is open for submissions. Those of you who’ve been around a while might know I’m a bit evangelical on the topic of the RMFW. They’re the organization which lit a fire under my ass to get published: I finaled in the […]

I woke up this morning with “Wheels On The Bus (Go Round and Round)” stuck in my head. I don’t even have any children on whom this can be blamed. This *cannot* be a good sign… Thinks to do this evening if I can hold my brain together enough to do them: – answer matrice […]

7400 words today. I should go re-sign-up for Novel in 90, which I totally flamed out on when I hurt my hand (otoh (heh), I in fact blew away the 67,500 word expectation with my 119.1K in the first 3 months of the year), but quantum willing and the creek don’t rise (and if I […]

Ellen Million, who rocks, has scanned a couple of short stories I wrote in college and sent me copies of them, ’cause one, at least, I’m sure I don’t have. That one is a Beauty and the Beast story which, to the best of my own recollection, is a huge rip-off of Robin McKinley’s BEAUTY, […]

When I reached 5K today and added up my wordcount for the week, I discovered that with one thing and another, I had written 28,907 words since Sunday. 28,907 is awfully close to a nice round 30,000. And it was slightly before 5pm. “Shit,” I said, and went and wrote another 1100 words so that […]