Still alive and kicking — Updates on me and my work

Blogging sucks.

There. I said it. Social media his hard. Keeping up, responding, interacting, being part, yadda yadda. Can’t do it for long. Don’t want to.

However, once in a while, I believe it’s worth poking my head out of my hole again and let y’all know what’s going on.Read More »

Rewrite vs Edit vs Check-up

I’m still tinkering away on this damned-by-the-gods thing. I’m also still writing the next part of the same god-forsaken work-in-process.

What I don’t do: rewrite. Not yet. But there’s this urge to do just that.

The story has moved in directions I didn’t foresee. Yes, I planed some and plotted some other–but things still go as they may. Later on, I realized themes and scenes that escalate more. That drive harder. That hit deeper. Stakes are higher now than they were when I finished the first part.

The problem is: In order to make this all make sense in le part deux, some scene in part one need to be changed around. Consistency. Continuity. So, should I go back and edit those things right-the-fuck-now? 

My former self would say, yes. Damn it yes. Fix it now so it’s good to go for later. So it all makes sense on Draft-Zero.Read More »