Just a short post today. Feeling good. Not about the world so much, as my place in it. For what that’s worth…I was going to post about my resolutions for next year, but that’s going to have to wait. Here’s what I’m doing today, not tomorrow.
Prepping a story for publishing
Good news: my flash fiction (less than 1,000 words) story “So You Found Me” will be published over at Between Worlds magazine. I loved this little piece from when I first sat down and wrote it, so it’s nice having it see the light of day. I will post when the story goes live.
This morning I sent my Bio and some other stuff along to the editor, so we should be all good to go. Nothing like starting the day off with a positive bit of literary business.
Wrapping another story
Right now, I’m in the café, hooked in and ready to start editing (as soon as I finish this post). With that, I should be done with “The Number Thief” a short story/novelette that I started working on this fall. It’s taken awhile, but I feel it’s a strong piece. I can’t wait to get this finished, proofed and off to editors.
Submitting finished stories
Well, this one might have to wait a day or two. I have a couple of other stories I need to send back into the arena. “Pacha-mama,” a play and a couple of other pieces will have get back in the fight and see how they do. I’ve been so slammed lately I haven’t had a chance to get them out there. Hope to submit them tomorrow.
So…I’m exactly where I started the year, in a sense. I’m living and writing fiction when I can. It’s a great experience and one that helps keep me balanced.
I know this year hasn’t been the easiest for everybody, but I want you to remember this quote from Heraclitus.
“The Sun is new each day.”
Remember, the sun will be back tomorrow and with it, a new day. The question is…What will you do with it?
Until next time…
Keep reading, keep writing,