Writing Update 10

Update: I have a new website: http://www.keilyblair.com. From now on, you can find my blog posts and updates on publications there. You can also find links to any of my published works that appear online. There’s a place to subscribe at the bottom of each page to continue receiving blog posts. I will also beContinue reading “Writing Update 10”

Writing Update 9

Publishing Update: “Olfactory Memory”: This short horror story has been published in Five on the Fifth! Click here to read! College Update: I’ve started my summer semester, which consists of three psychology courses (2 the first month of the summer semester, 1 during the last month or so). I’m trying to knock out my minor.Continue reading “Writing Update 9”

Writing Update 8

Pandemic Update: Well, depression finally hit, but it didn’t really slow me down. I have plans to finish a novella over the summer while I’m only taking three classes, and I’m still working on prompts, essays, and short stories daily. Productivity is my best coping mechanism, so I am not in any way saying thatContinue reading “Writing Update 8”

Weekly Writing Update 7

Pandemic Update: Being ultra-productive while staying home. My class actually had a visit from the author of That Which Grows Wild, Eric J. Guignard, a while back. It was very informative, and I was especially excited because I absolutely loved his dark fiction collection. For the most part, I’m trying to stay in touch withContinue reading “Weekly Writing Update 7”

Weekly Writing Update 6

Pandemic Update: My husband’s work was deemed essential, so I’m in quarantine alone most days. It wears on me a little, especially with all the rain around here lately, but I’m trying to stay productive. The stress has made me a little sickly, but nothing I haven’t been able to manage (though it did makeContinue reading “Weekly Writing Update 6”

Weekly Writing Update 5 + A Note on the Pandemic

A Lovely Verse: Currently on brief hiatus. I will return to this project this summer, most likely. “Communion”: So this short story follows the demonic possession of a woman’s girlfriend after they come in possession of an antique mirror. I’ve just finished the third draft on it, and it’s looking better and better. I willContinue reading “Weekly Writing Update 5 + A Note on the Pandemic”

Weekly Writing Update 4

A Lovely Verse: “Chapter Two: Louisa” is now complete. I am putting this novel on hold to work on a short story for my Speculative Fiction: Horror class. The next chapter will be from Xavier’s point of view, and I’m very excited about this because I write stories with a lot of dialogue, and XavierContinue reading “Weekly Writing Update 4”

Weekly Writing Update 3

A Lovely Verse: “Chapter One: Gregory” is complete and will be put on Patreon later this month! “Chapter Two: Louisa” will be out sometime soon as well, possibly as soon as this month because I plan on “Chapter Three: Xavier” being workshopped by my Speculative Fiction: Horror class. The first chapter introduces the frustrated Gregory,Continue reading “Weekly Writing Update 3”

Meacham – A Writer’s Conference

October 26, 2019 Today I attended my first writing seminar outside of the confines of a college course. This particular nonfiction seminar was a part of Meacham Writers’ Workshop, a conference held in the spring and fall at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. My mental preparation slipped away from me as the day ofContinue reading “Meacham – A Writer’s Conference”