Monthly Archives: March 2008

Rejection

I am shopping a new short story, and it’s been rejected twice now. I won’t lie–it’s painful the day it happens. But by a day later, I regard it–as trite as it sounds–as building character. A necessary resume builder. No … Continue reading

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Chapter Thirteen

Chapter Thirteen is three extra chapters of writing, as compared to the last draft, and includes roughly twenty more pages. Does this matter? I don’t know. I now understand why the big landmine of a scene, the “this scene is … Continue reading

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