Whew, a lot of good stuff has happened since I last gave you a writing update. First of all, “End of the World” has done all right for it being the first piece of fiction I’ve published in several months. I had zero expectations, so I can’t be disappointed. I’m simply happy it was well-received by those who have […]
The End of the World Is Better with Friends Sid is all alone at the end of the world, with only his robot and his garden to keep him company. He tends his plot, and tries to keep his distance from Slimeball, the lake monster the aliens left behind. But a hot spell and the […]
Blogging is exciting when I have news to share. It’s harder on all the other days, when I have so much I want to tell you but none of it seems like big news, none of it worthy of marking as time passes. So instead of making a new blog I shrug and let it slip by. Not today! […]
Meditations on the short stories workshop I just completed, plus 4 key takeaways.
Today was relaxed, lazy. Here’s what I’ve been working on in my fiction writing lately.
This short story, originally released as part of a collection last fall, has been revised and re-released as a single on Amazon Kindle.
Realistic expectations for my writing goals this year based on what I learned in 2014 about my own writing process and self-publishing in general.
My scifi adventure short story, Stolen Choices, is now available on Kindle as an ebook. Will Commissioner Ming do his job? Or do what’s right?
A status update on my writing goals this year: I’ve written five stories, submitted two of them, and received three rejections (I sent the first one out twice). None have been accepted yet. Less than a glamorous beginning. I fell short of my goal, which was to submit one story a month. But it’s a […]
LET’S WRITE A SHORT STORY by Joe Bunting. Published in 2012, eight chapters walk a new writer through the short story writing and publication process.