It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. Call it a mix of depression and not really having much to report. I’ve only written 7K words since the beginning of the year. It’s better than nothing but it’s not much.
Modified and Sacred should be releasing in about seven weeks. I’m still waiting for final galley edits and the cover. Looking forward to that.
I am almost finished with revamping a novella for an open call and I’m noodling with some holiday fiction.
I’ll receive the rights back to More Than His Scars which is set in the Kept Tears universe. It was written for Dreamspinner’s Love Wins anthology to help benefit the victims of the Pulse shooting. Not sure what I’ll do with that short story once I have it back. Maybe noodle with it a bit and release it for charity again in the winter months.
And have a crap ton of writing links
Planning Super Light Stories Know what? I’m glad there’s a pushback against grimdark and dystopia because it’s getting harder and harder to find stuff in some of my favorite genres because of it
Six Common Mistakes in Fight Scenes, and How to Avoid Them Excellent. I’m going to add ‘keep them relatively short.’ Seriously. Even in manga/graphic novels it gets dull.
My friend has also been sending me pintrest stuff, some are like these, checklist for things to do. Others that I might start sharing are story ideas/prompt (though part of me is worried I’d run with it and someone would be like you stole my idea….) Oh and since these are pictures, just click on them to embiggen them.
And from around the web
How I Found my Literary Agent Need to sit down with this one