Tuesday, August 14, 2012
For a guy who wants to work on a book, I get easily distracted. On Aug. 5 I got an email about a particular contest that closes Aug. 15. The theme seemed to be a good fit for me (which is why I think it was brought to my attention). I spent last week thinking on a potential subject, and started writing Sunday. I finished the story tonight, at 3,200 words. I will proof it tomorrow and the drop it the slush pile by the end of the day. I actually think it kind of worked out well, it almost reminds me of "Double Exposure" in being tight and all hanging together.
To my many friends who know me as a science fiction and fantasy writer, this is what I do for a living. This is called a newspaper. It m...