Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Release Dates and LINKAGE!!!!!!!!!

So, it's that time again. But this time, I have links and dates for you, so you should be happy.

Short Story Library will be publishing my poem, titled "ADDICTED", on August 30, 2009. You can subscribe for their free newsletter for updates.

The Piker Press has my story, "TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE", set up for release on November 9, 2009.

Now, on to other things.

I'm writing a lot of short stories lately. Work on the novel has slowed, but it's still percolating. These things take time. I had a self-set deadline (along with some of my lovely friends at AW) for September 1, 2009, but I don't think I'll finish it in time. Since it's not a publisher-set deadline, I'm pretty okay with that. I'll finish it. This is the novel, I think. The big one. It's gone so smoothly for so long, I was bound to hit a snag, and I did, but this book just won't let go. I'll keep you updated. I promise.

For now guys, I'm out. I need coffee and cigarettes. And of course, I have some writing to do.

Peace & Love, y'all.

Always love.


Thursday, July 16, 2009

No longer unpublished? Oh the HORROR!

Well... unpublished doesn't quite fit anymore. Semi-published? Can I get away with that one? Would y'all forgive me for being semi-published? Can I still blog on The Life of an Unpublished Writer if I'm no longer "unpublished"?

Why, fuck yeah I can!

So, by now you've figured out that I'm having something published. Two somethings, actually. One is a poem, the other flash fiction (which is very short short stories). I'll provide links once they are up on the web-based magazines. I promise I will. There's time enough for waiting, don't you think?

So, what to write about? Well, on my writing front, there's the short stories, as always. There's the novel I'm not writing. I'm supposed to be writing it, but I'm stuck. The bells aren't ringing right now. I have a feeling this novel is one I'm going to have to take in sips. If I write for too long on it, I start going nuts. I wrote all day on it once and when I went to bed that night, my ears started ringing. Anyone who knows what the novel is about will understand the reference.

In other news, on my last post, I told you about my recent rescue, Chancey. She is a darling. Gaining weight and muscle... she looks good. Much improved. Very happy, as well. She loves me to death. She follows me around the house, always close to where I am.

It's getting close to school time again, so school shopping will start soon.

Oh joy of joys. I have to shop for three kids. It is never, ever fun. School shopping bites a big weiner. A really big one. A footlong even.

I really don't have much to talk about, so I think I'll leave it at that. For now...

Peace & Love, y'all.