This pressure front that's been going through the area is playing havoc on everyone's sinuses in the house, including Hobkin's. I've been suffering from massive sinus headaches that refuse to dissipate, no matter how much Sudafed and Excedrin I pop--but I do have a profound case of the jitters. Matthew's been sinus clogged and congested. And Hobkin keeps licking his paws and them rubbing his nose with them. I think that's his way of trying to clear his sinuses, the poor little guy. He also makes snuffy sounds in his sleep.
19-day "There is some beautiful writing here but . . ." from Ideomancer on a flash piece. I'm always somewhat ambiguous about my flash. It's an awkward medium to write in, smack dab between poetry and prose. I'd give up on it, except so far all of my (few and irregular) flash pieces have sold. I guess occasionally I just get feeling particularly lyrical but without enough substance for a story. I know I'm no poet, so that just leaves flash.
Revenant: A Horror Anthology published by Carnifex press, with my short story "Caesar's Ghost" in it, is out: $4.95. Herein a very small cover image. Will get a bigger, higher res one scanned in when I get my contrib. copy:
Outlined my novel WIP, rah! After some brainstorming and seeing where my muse seems to want to go with it, it's obvious that it's going to be a YA novel (assuming I can finish the thing). Teenish protag, morality and philosophical issues, plus I'm aiming for 40-50K, not nearly long enough for an adult novel, but a comfy length for YA.
Words: 700 (all in outline, but hey, that counts, right?)
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