This is the sweetest thing, and close to how I feel about stories.
I’ve more or less finished off this week’s flash fiction, although I haven’t posted it yet. I say “more or less” as well because this one is currently 286 words, rather than my usual 250. I’m trying to decide if I want to cut it down to 250, or, in the future, occasionally let pieces be longer than the 250 word limit I’ve been playing with.Continue reading “Weeknotes 2019-10-20”
I have a new bit of flash fiction up. I’ve called it Legio, or perhaps Legion. I’m still thinking a lot (never stopping, really), about systems and things playing together and building off one another. At some point the story of the demon Legion came to mind, a hive thing, a host mind. And here we are.Continue reading “Weeknotes 2019-10-13”
Ah, Anthony Bourdain, I miss you.
I struggled with this week’s bit of flash fiction, Dark Places. Multiple attempts at different voices and viewpoints didn’t work out for me. I’ve managed to find a voice, but this is even less of a story than some of my other pieces. I am happy with how it came out, though.Continue reading “Weeknotes September 23 — Covering Winter”
My new bit of flash fiction is up. It’s called Wilder, and was a theme supplied to me by S.
Work still goes on with the short story I’m writing. I’m now on leave, and managing to make more time to put into it. I’ve also started reading the copy of Jeff Vandermeer’s Wonderbook I picked up a few months ago. It’s lovely, full of surreal illustrations and interesting interviews.Continue reading “Weeknotes September 16th”