MonthDecember 2018

5 Lessons from My First Venture into Short Story Writing

As I mentioned in last week’s post, I had a very rough initial journey into the short story writing world. Based on that experience, I’ve been able to pull together my top five lessons learned.  But first things first… today is release day for Once Upon the Longest Night, the anthology where my first short story is published! *throws confetti everywhere* Ok. *ahem* Now, onto the top five lessons I’ve learned along this journey… 1.There’s an art to writing short […]

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My Journey into the Short Story World

Short stories… when I first realized I had the opportunity to be a part of a fabulous anthology, Once Upon the Longest Night, I figured, “Hey, I can do this. No prob, man.” I mean, I’m no stranger to writing. I’ve been doing this for close to ten years, and have written four books in that time (though none have been right for the publishing world during their times). So with that experience behind me, I signed on to create, […]

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