Monday, January 16, 2012

Birth of a Novel....#7?

I've quite lost track of where I should be in the Birth of the Novel blog chain posts. All I know is that I'm not quite done with it yet because I'm not quite done with my NaNo novella. I keep adding a little bit here and a little bit there, but distractions in the form of magazines and editing submissions have pulled me away from a steady writing pace. However, I can report that, however slowly, novella #2 is inching towards the end. All I have left is to write a chase and crash scene.

In other news, I'm putting the finishing touches onto Victor's Crown (it so needs a new title) and once done I'll submit it to Intergalactic Medicine Show. If they don't like it, I'll submit it to Andromeda Spaceways. And if that doesn't work, then I'll pick another magazine to submit it to.

I've also submitted my first twitter fiction story to Nanoisms, and I plan to keep submitting one a week. I hope to get a few published. (I mean, getting paid to write tweets?!)

The final distraction, I mean, submission opportunity I found this past week was The Story Within contest I mentioned in yesterday's post. I still haven't drafted my entry for this week yet. Bad me! My excuse? I've been progressively getting sicker. Today culminated in almost total suffocation. I don't know when I'll be able to breathe properly without waking up with a bone dry mouth. Oh and I could do without the sneezing. Most definitely without the sneezing.

Until next time!

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