Of Ninjas and Aliens

As previously threatened, I’ve gone back to work on the YA novel that’s making the rounds. (Partial manuscript with proposal, natch.) It’s a dandy distraction while I’m waiting for other shoes to drop. I revisited my sample chapters, ultimately cleaning them up a bit further (yeah, yeah, I know) and tweaking them a smidge – […]

Progress and Productivity

Today I sat down and wrote over 5000 words on a short story I’d been noodling on for a week, thereby completing it. Total count: about 6200 words. Hot damn, I say. It was the first new material I’d composed (apart from editorial repairs on Inexplicables) in months. It was tough getting started after such […]