Saturday, July 11, 2009

Writing Updates

I've received two acceptances since I last wrote. My story "Sky Voices" will appear (eventually) in Ray Gun Revival. My story "Phoenix" will appear (eventually) in Mindflights.

I've also had a novel turned down. That threw me for a loop and I haven't been doing a lot of writing things right now. To be honest, I don't think I'd care very much if I never had to look at that novel again. Yeah. I got pretty burnt out working on it, and then it wasn't even worth it. There's more to the story than that, my usual angsty stuff. I'm not going into it.

I'm just starting to get involved in a little writing, and a little editing again. It's hard to muster much enthusiasm right now. But a good thing can come from this, I hope. Maybe I will stop writing and editing with a view of pleasing others, and just try to get my stories to please myself--at least for now.

2 comments:

Brandon said...

Hey Alice, congrats on the short story publications!

As far as novels, I agree, write what you want to write. Maybe it'll be your next novel that catches an publishers attention???

Tyrean Martinson said...

I really enjoyed both your stories, "Sky Voices" and "Phoenix." Phoenix is incredibly beautiful and poignant. (not sure about my spelling, but hopefully you know what I mean).
Thanks for sharing your gift of writing.