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”

6 Horror Reads if Quarantine is Driving You Insane

Quarantine’s psychological effects getting to you? I feel the same, but I’ve kept busy by reading and writing. Horror, mostly. Why am I reading horror during a nervous, panicky time? Because horror actually soothes me. Horror is one of my favorite genres (the other being fantasy), and the terror I feel over what I readContinue reading “6 Horror Reads if Quarantine is Driving You Insane”

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 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”