Monthly Archives: May 2017

18 May 2017

I finished my letter in the epistolary story and sent it off to my husband.  He’s busy working on starship designs, and I don’t even know if he’s read my contribution yet.  Ah well.

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17 May 2017

I have sold another story!  This is one I actually wrote back in 2011, then sent it through my writers’ group and it languished on my hard drive for a while.  I finally pulled it out, fixed the problems I … Continue reading

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16 May 2017

My husband sent me back a letter answering mine from our epistolary story.  Now I get to figure out how to answer it!  This is fun because I can’t really brainstorm until I see what he does, so some of … Continue reading

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14 May 2017

Mother’s Day.  I slept in and did almost nothing useful all day.  My husband made yummy crockpot chicken.

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13 May 2017

A very physically demanding day.  My family followed my postal carrier daughter around on her route picking up food donations for the mail carriers’ food drive.  We loaded them into the back of our van until her mail truck was … Continue reading

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12 May 2017

I wrote the first “letter” in an epistolary story to trade with my husband.  The deal was, he was supposed to write one for me as well.  Instead, he spent the entire evening coming up with characters, but no story.  … Continue reading

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11 May 2017

Due to a bad pain week, I have done no writing.  Chronic illness sucks.  However, I have roped my husband into a project for the rest of May.  We will start two epistolary stories–one begun by me, one by him.  … Continue reading

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3 May 2017

No writing of my own today, alas.  Instead, I spent hours helping my daughter revise a chapter of her novel-length fan fiction.  We have great fun together discussing the etymology of words, the precise “flavor” of synonyms, how to portray … Continue reading

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2 May 2017

Well, I was going to write something short and easy.  Instead, I started a story from the prompts: A vacuum cleaner is caught in a lab accident in an abandoned mental institution. A recovering alcoholic creates a clone of himself … Continue reading

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1 May 2017

A new month!  A new year!  What will I be able to do this year? Today I wrote a 143-word micro short short story (only three sentences allowed, although long involved sentences are encouraged if they are properly punctuated).  I … Continue reading

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