#Rewriting

Guys, I’m rewriting Shenanigans again. Again again. Like, this is probably the fifteenth draft, and at least the third rewrite where I tear it down to bare bones and make story altering changes. Please God, let it be the last. I can’t tell at this point, if I’m procrastinating I’m definitely procrastinating, but it’s also…

Reevaluating

For many, starting a new year means reevaluating goals. I’ve talked over and over again about why I don’t like resolutions, and why I do like goals, so I’m not going to go into all that now. A lot of my goals carry over from year to year, or I expand on them the following…

Cons and Other Things

I was not looking forward to The Great New Orleans Mulligan.┬áThe Big Easy did not deserve a second chance. Brief recap of trip number one: Day One – I stepped in a puddle of piss on the sidewalk at 9 AM. It splashed all over my foot and up my leg. It only went downhill…

No Conflict in ‘Malarkey’

Follow up to my last post. The lack of conflict in ‘Malarkey’. I decided that to make the novel work, my character, Iris, needs to have an apartment she’s trying to rent fall through at the last minute and she needs to lose her deposit, etc because of it. Then, it was time for research….