For this month's IWSG hosted by Alex J Cavanagh, I have been striving to exorcise those doubting demons and just get on with writing/ having a go at blog challenges and generally getting things out there!This goal has ultimately been helped by the support and inspiration of the Write1Sub1 team
This month, I have submitted a poem for publication,
and written/submitted my first complete suspense thriller short story
Plus my cat short story has been processed and the Writers For Animals anthology will soon be ready for publication, the proceeds for which help animal charities. In the antholgy I believe Old Kitty's story will also be included. Yay!
My 'Ray' story opening that received the ePen prize from Writing Magazine was not actually published in the magazine. Boo hoo! One of the other competition winners' stories was used instead, which was disappointing for me, as I would have loved to have seen it in print. Maybe they will include it some other time. In the meantime I am reminded of Neil Gaiman's Fraud Police comment:
For all you short story lovers out there, don't forget to check out this link:
I get bad neck and shoulder ache and that affects my computing/ reading my Kindle for PC stuff. I really must get a proper Kindle, though I prefer real books.