Is it time to panic yet?
Maybe someone pulled the handle and I missed the alarm. Yet, I see the societal meltdown in progress. It's ugly, yet fascinating to watch.
Demand for anything gun related has skyrocketed. This morning, a newscaster told us that there are nearly one million AR-15 / M-16 magazines on back-order. I've done a bit of research, and it turns out that most semi-automatic pistols and rifles have doubled and tripled in price in the last two months. That
Episode 64 of The Dark InSpectre is now online, in which our hero goes undercover as an insurance agent to get his man.
Here's an excerpt:
I adjusted my glasses. “You spoke to him in the hospital? The police let you?”
He chuckled and there was a mischievous twinkle in his eye. “Oh, I was pretty tricky in my day. I slipped in when no police were around. I’m sure you know that whenever we can interview people without officials standing there, they feel a bit
...or at least get to the submission stage. It's hard to believe it, but I have a complete novel sitting on my computer. I like to think the hard part is over, but I'm sure it's only beginning.
Editing. Oof. So far it's been easy, but I know for a fact that this first passthrough isn't going to get my novel down to the 120K word target I'm shooting for. Before I even consider submitting my novel, and probably before I share the story with beta readers (is that what they're called?),
Hi everyone! How are you all doing in this fresh new year?
At this moment in time, I feel better than I have ever done about my writing. I have a great feeling that this year will be the best yet and I will, in no uncertain terms, finish that first epic novel that I have always dreamed of writing.
I have always had the ideas for a good story, even sketched plenty of scene and character descriptions, but my main problem is that I always leave what I am doing and start
The title of an old Doors track, and the theme of this round of Literary Maneuvers.
I admit that I have a small problem with the 650-word requirement. It's too many words. So my compromise this time around is to create a themed collection of short-shorts, like knickers on a clothesline, based on a couple of premises brought up by the late great Fredric Brown, author of "Knock".
I've already begun to sketch out the dozen or so shorts I'll need, allowing for plot arcs, character