I really enjoy challenging myself with storytelling and Visual Verse is one I just keep coming back to, especially with Story-A-Day just around the corner. Read "Verticality," my latest Visual Verse publication here.
A W1S1 Success!
Well, I didn't expect it to happen so soon. The flash fiction piece I wrote during Story A Day and submitted last week as part of my Write 1 Submit 1 challenge was accepted! The online zine 200 CCs, a collection that specializes in 200 word shorts bought my piece "Bruises" and it will be published... Continue Reading →
A New Challenge
Okay, I'm done bragging. Since I'm a moderately insane workaholic, now that Story A Day is over, I need another challenge to drive me. Luckily, during the course of StADa I stumbled upon the Write 1 Submit 1 challenge via one of Julie Duffy's daily emails. The premise of W1S1 follows in the footsteps of... Continue Reading →
Happy May Day and the Beginning of Story-A-Day!
May is upon us and for those of us doing Story-A-Day, the exciting terror of challenging ourselves to finish one short story a day has begun. You won't be seeing much of me for the next month for obvious reasons, so for a little dose of inspiration, I leave you with the awesome Elizabeth Gilbert... Continue Reading →
Creativity Jumpstarters: Story A Day and DIY MFA
Continuing on the theme of jumpstarting one's creativity with great and unnecessary side projects, let's talk about Story A Day. Story A Day is a challenge, often called the Nanowrimo of short stories, that dares you to start and finish one story everyday of May (and sometimes September). There are no word limits on the stories and no... Continue Reading →