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.
I’m going to make a few changes to what I post on here so that I can make sure I have the most amount of time for my writing whilst still being as helpful as I can be. Progress updatesI like reading posts about how other writers are doing, but [...]
Here are the best short stories I read in December. 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 them! Best [...]
Going into 2019, I wanted to share my writing plans. Having learned a tonne from starting my writing journey in July this year, I feel that now I can throw everything I have at it next year. Short stories aplenty I’m waiting to hear back from my first ever submission [...]
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. The Camp – Novel The first draft of my first novel is done. It’s been sitting since September. I’ll discuss this more in an upcoming post, but my [...]
My short story, Dark Days, is finally ready to submit. Bring on the rejections! This will be the first story I’ve ever sent out so I’ll post about my experience as I wrap my head around the submissions process. I have my top seven publications to send this one to. [...]