Failing, Losing, Faking It, Self-Rejection, Earning Out, and other “Fun” Things About 2019

Failing I haven't done a proper writing update much at all this year, as I'm sure both my loyal readers have noticed. To put a fine point on it, the reason is this: 2019 fucking sucked as a writing year for me. And early, that started to feel like failure. Probably back in, say, February, … Continue reading Failing, Losing, Faking It, Self-Rejection, Earning Out, and other “Fun” Things About 2019

#ShortStoryMonth Day One — Jack London’s “To Build a Fire” (and my “Heart.”)

Short Story Month It's May, and May is Short Story Month, and I threw together a quick month's worth of prompts to discuss short fiction all month because—as is likely well-known to those of you here—I freaking love short stories. If you want to play along, by all means please do! On Twitter, I'm gonna … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day One — Jack London’s “To Build a Fire” (and my “Heart.”)