Archive for the ‘Continuity’ Category

So I came in second for the synopsis contest over at Writer’s Carnival. What this means, in essence, is that I’ve received a huge kick in the ass to get Continuity out the door, something I’ve talked about for years and haven’t moved on.

It also means putting Milieux on hold, albeit temporarily to focus on this.

The big irony for me is that the person who won is someone I recommended the site to and got month trial for. Man, I shoulda paid more attention when they told me about the danger of good deeds.

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I have always felt writing, and sharing what you ¬†write, is one of the more intimate, challenging, self-esteem threatening things you can do. By publishing stories, even in such a limited market as this, I am opening myself up to critique, to a sense of “not-good-enough.”

This weekend at Writer’s Carnival, they are hosting a Post-a-Palooza for their one year anniversary. The site will be swarming with writers, all of with different levels of ability, different backgrounds, and different expectations of what they want to accomplish with their writing.

So I’ve decided to take a risk and put excerpts from my first novel, CONTINUITY, on the site. You have to be a member to read it (sorry), but joining is free. Below is the synopsis I wrote of it for one of their contests. (more…)