As promised in a previous post, I'm excited to share the results of my recent burst of inspiration. This is a rewrite of the first chapter in a project I began years and years and years ago, which has sat, undisturbed, in my files ever since. I've no idea what drew me back to this story specifically, but I'm more than happy to indulge in this long-forgotten project. I've found it quite interesting, given this is a YA project. I've been drawn to my Adult Fiction works for a long time now, so rediscovering a YA voice has been a fun experience. Anyway, without any further ado, I hope you enjoy reading this little excerpt as much as I liked writing it. And as always, feedback is welcome.
Maybe that's a little premature. I've been on hiatus for like... A year? I've been creatively dead, to the point where I've questioned my entire future in writing, and it's been utterly heartbreaking. However, a few days off a certain medication, and I literally tossed and turned all night long before finally giving up at … Continue reading I’m back!
Microfiction is such a fascinating form of story telling. With a finite number of words, every syllable is vital. In my post Story Classifications, I discuss typical length of microfiction and the 6 word story. In reality, we see microfiction all the time. You see, microfiction is rarely (if ever?) a complete start-to-finish story - … Continue reading On Microfiction