When creating some of the fiction stories I write for prompts and online contests (I’m not sure contests is the appropriate word) like Yeah Write and Grammar Gargoyle, I have this imposed word limit that I have to keep. 42, 66, 500 plus or minus a hundred, 750.. these are the word limits that I am constrained by.
The funny thing is.. there are times I get done writing for the prompt and I edited the story down to the required limit, that I feel like there is so much more to tell. One of my micro-fiction stories is really nothing more then a set up to something much greater. A flash fiction work that I posted yesterday felt crammed Continue reading Writing for Prompts…
Ok, so… I’m looking for advice and help, and at the same time I’m making a formal announcement.
First off, I started this blog as a way to cope with some personal stuff that I was/am going through. Somewhere along the line, it turned into a place for my writing to take place, which in turn ignited my passion again for writing.
All good so far? Ok. Continue reading The Split
Asking for help?
Who does that?
Not this guy, that’s who… and usually I am the worse for it.
My pride, male ego and just the general “I can do it!” attitude step right in the way when I realize I am in way over my head, keeping me from reaching out to someone. As such, let’s take a deeper look into what those three reasons actually mean… and why they have such a grip on me and, for the most part, all other men. Continue reading Help?