Tag: Writing

Space Battles Reviews

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Reviews are coming in on the Space Battles anthology and my short story, First Contact. BookWormBlues had this to say: On the flip side, my favorite story in the anthology was First Contact by Patrick Hester. While it did have…

Photo Friday: Short Cuts Cause Long Delays

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Continuing the photos from the set taken along Guanella Pass Scenic Byway, a 24-mile stretch of bumpy dirt road running from Grant on U.S. 285 to Georgetown off I-70.  Elevation: 11,669-feet. I wonder, sometimes, about fantasy novels.  I enjoy fantasy,…

Writing Journal: Y2 Day 123

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It’s been a long time since my last Writing Journal (50 days). I’ve started and stopped several new journal posts in that time.  I can make excuses about why I haven’t journaled, including the whole unemployment thing, but really it…

Writing Journal: Y2 Day 16

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The weekend was good to me.  3400 words one day, 4300 the next.  Not too shabby. When I started writing Cold as Ice, the story flowed really well.  I wrote the first part fairly quickly before my mind, racing ahead,…

Writing Journal: Y2 Day 9

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I was sitting at writers group a couple months back, listening while someone was giving a critique to someone else, when the gentleman to my left leaned over and asked, “Do you write everyday?” “Yes,” I said, explaining my lunch…

Writing Journal: Day 288

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So. The holidays have brought with them a whole new kind of stress and distraction. My carefully crafted plans for writing have fallen apart under the barrage of demands on my time.  Whenever I sit down to write, I find…