Category Archives: Work in Progress

Colonization — Generation Ships

There are countless tales that involve space colony missions moving at sub-light speed, covering the vast distance between stars over the course of hundreds, or even thousands, of years. There are two main options for these extraordinarily long voyages–sleeper ships … Continue reading

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Looking at NaNoWriMo 2014 and Facing the Decision

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I, like many, have participated in NaNoWriMo for a number of years. It sounds like a big demand–write 50,000 words in a month. But really, it’s the fun part and not that tough. Some years I don’t hit 50k. But … Continue reading

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Here It Comes Again

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National Novel Writing Month is about to start, and as of right now almost 185,000 writers have confirmed they will attempt the feat of cranking out a novel of at least 50,000 words in November. By Friday, that number will … Continue reading

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End-of-Year Reminders and Deadlines

December 31, 2012, is the deadline for two Wolfsinger Publications anthologies — Different Dragons and Tails from the Front Line. See the Wolfsinger site for details. December 31, 2012, is the last day to join the World Science Fiction Society by … Continue reading

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Smooch Contest Offered by Yosemite Romance Writers

Open to all Romance Writers of America members who are unpublished in book-length fiction, the deadline for the Yosemite Romance Writers’ annual Smooch Contest is 5:00 p.m. PST, January 1, 2013. Entrants submit a “first kiss” scene of eight pages … Continue reading

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Last Call for Certain Anthology Submissions

Two of the previous calls for anthology submissions from editor, Dorothy Davies, at Static Movement, are closing at the end of November: Last Night and Long Pig. Both are themed horror anthologies (descriptions below). Static Movement is a non-paying ezine … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo — The Final Stretch

To everyone on the final lap of National Novel Writing Month: You are doing great. Keep it up. Your goal is to keep writing through November 30. If you are ahead or on pace for 50,000, that’s great. But the … Continue reading

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Call for Anthology Submissions

My flash fiction story, “Letters to the Luminiferous Aether,” first published April 2012 by Bewildering Stories (and picked for the Bewildering Stories Second Quarterly Review), has now been selected for the print anthology, Broken, edited by Dorothy Davies at Static … Continue reading

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