I recently posted a story called "The Scent of Raspberries." This story was originally about 1000 words and I wrote it for a class. The initial prompt was a complete short story with beginning, middle, and end in only 600 words. Well, as you could've guessed, I had to cut a lot from the original … Continue reading Cutting it short
I've been away from my blog, away from daily writing, and it was a much needed break away. I didn't realize how much I needed it until I saw how many days it had been since I last wrote anything meaningful. I had a bunch of days off work where I planned to write and … Continue reading Some time away
Happy Independence Day! Be sure to enjoy the freedom that generations of Americans have fought for and that many have paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect. Destroy some hot dogs, pound some burgers, and chug some beers in celebration of our nation's birthday. Keep in mind the soldiers who are fighting for us, the police … Continue reading Happy Independence Day!
I've been making steady progress on Frigid Nights, averaging a chapter every three days on my first round of edits. It's mainly grammar and basic fixes, the more intricate edits coming later. I've been delightfully surprised that my chapters have actually been pretty good so far in regards to grammar and wording. I imagined they'd be … Continue reading Chugging along / Title Change?
Last night I attended a baseball game at Miller Park between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates. I had never been to Miller Park before and the game was a great experience although the Brewers lost 3-2. I've been vacationing in Wisconsin since I was born and hadn't thought to go to a Brewers … Continue reading Miller Park