Saturday, May 28, 2016

Getting Nowhere Fast

Wow, I haven't posted anything here since January.  I can't be surprised that no one is following this blog.  What's to follow?  I guess I picked the right title for my page, huh?  Anyway, I'll get this thing going again and do my damnedest to keep it in mind.

I'm still toiling away on my YA fantasy novel.  But the light at the end of the tunnel is there.  I have about five more scenes to do to finish the first draft.  Seems like I should be done in no time, right?  We'll see.  I want to get this done so I can go back and see just how much I screwed up my original idea.  But at least it will be done and I guess I'm in the minority with this but I love re-writing.  I like going along and finding parts of a story that don't work or sound like I stopped in mid-sentence and then picked it up again a whole week later (Seriously, I've done that and it always sounds like shit. Finish your thoughts, always, then move on).

I'm also doing a fanfiction for the upcoming game, No Man's Sky at  This particular piece is only for fun and do to on my down time.  It sucks that not many people have been reading it.  I know one reason is it's hard to find.  I did a Google search and couldn't get it to come up unless I typed in the whole freakin' title, A Burden of Stars.  Whatever.  I'm not going to go all SEO commando just for a few clicks more (wow, I just mixed a Schwarzenneger movie with an Eastwood movie, like The Good, The Bad, and The Kindergarten Cop).

That's where I'm at.  I refuse to start another project until I get this YA novel done.  And believe me, I've got a ton of ideas pounding on my muse's door, a screenplay in particular that I'm sure will rocket me to stardom, or at least to the top of the slushpile since I don't have an agent and live in upstate NY.  OK, back to writing.  You, too.