Join me as I earn my writing chops.
I’ll post regular updates about the many rejections I’ll receive on my way to (hopefully) becoming a published writer one day. I’ll share my experiences and useful things I learn along the way as well as progress updates and monthly reviews of the short stories I’m reading. Along with sharing my pain, I hope you can find something useful in these pages.
I write speculative fiction (mostly fantasy) about the horror that is real life. I am heavily inspired by Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Robin Hobb, George R.R. Martin and Michael Connelly.
Feb 2019 School is a very formative time in all of our lives, but one thing that stands out to me when I think back to that time is that kids can be so very cruel. When I started gathering ideas for my first ever stories, I was surprised by [...]
I’ve officially been writing for six months now, although I’ve dreamed of doing it for longer than I can remember. I thought I’d share some thoughts now that I’ve neck deep in the writer’s world. Let me know your thoughts, too. Outline, outline, outline I’m an outliner. I’ve sat in [...]
Here’s what I’m working on and what I’ve learned or found useful over the last month. There’s also a wee update on what I’ve read and my current progress against my February goals. Work in progressThe Camp – Novel The first draft of my first novel is done. It’s been [...]
Here are the best short stories I read in January. Please note: • Not all stories are from this month. Some outlets publish quarterly, others every two months, etc. These are simply some of the tales I read in December. • Please check out these publications (and others) and support [...]
Here’s a run down of all the stories I’m working on and what I’ve learned or found useful over the last month. There’s also a wee update on what I’ve read and my goals and current progress against my January goals. Work in progressThe Camp – Novel The first draft [...]