Tag Archives: short stories

What I Write – Revealed with Short Stories

What do I write? Like all writers it’s a simple question on the surface and a more complex question when you dig deeper. Explaining is easiest if I use the four short stories posted on the website as examples since … Continue reading

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Immense and Inadequate Writing Plans

I’m back to continue my look at my plans for 2019. I first talked about my short range goals that included fixing the Pannulus map and editing the Pannulus stories written in December, especially the Thornwillow tales. Tied to that … Continue reading

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Short Story December Fallout

I’m continuing to look at my plans for 2019… This week my focus is on another short-term goal, and that’s making an initial edit of all the short stories I wrote in December. If I write them I have to … Continue reading

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December Win-Win

What happened? I really should ask myself that question, but then again I already know the answer. My Short Story December with a laid-back goal of four short stories over the course of the month … well, it hasn’t quite … Continue reading

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One World, a Million Stories

Last week I talked about my Short Story December. Currently, I’m working on my fifth short story for the month. It’s all a part of my end-of-the-year treat and an enjoyable change of pace. After completing a novel in November, … Continue reading

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Short Story December

The NaNo dust has settled. In the end, there were 143,867 words written in November that produced a novel. In editing there’ll be plenty of cutting, but there are a few missing pieces, too. How long will it eventually be? … Continue reading

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The World of Ontyre: Pannulus

This week I’m stepping out of Carrdia. Way out. In honor of the short story I posted a couple of days ago I’m going to touch on the country of Pannulus. Please note, though, that Pannulus, though enjoying a high … Continue reading

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The Plan for Autumn 2018

Oh yes, autumn. Cooler air invades, the leaves turn, drizzle glistens on the pavement, and I burn with inspiration. No wonder I’m not a summer drafter. You want to talk about plans? I have plans for this autumn that are … Continue reading

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World of Ontyre: Paritals

So often when I talk about Ontyre it’s about geography or magic. Okay, that’s pretty cool stuff, but in truth when I write the tales of Ontyre I’m not focused on any of that. Magic is vital to some characters, … Continue reading

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Short Storying My Way Out of NaNoWriMo

One more day of NaNoWriMo remains. I’m exhausted‚ yet I’ll be sad to see it go. I ache, literally, but it’s been the most successful of my four, eclipsing even 2015. I dream of sleep, yet it’s still a relief … Continue reading

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