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”

Coronavirus & Writer’s Block

So this was not what I planned to write this week, but I feel the more resources we have for writing in this time, the better. If you’re like me, you may find yourself stunted when you’re forced to stay inside all day. If you’re living in a rainy area like me, that stunted feelingContinue reading “Coronavirus & Writer’s Block”

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”