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Sunday, 1 April 2012

Blog - 01/04/12

You see? I do write things!

So I released the short story ‘Dirty Browsing’ this month. I haven’t had a lot of reaction to it yet so I don’t know how well it’s gone down and I’m slightly concerned it might be partially down to the subject matter. Yes, the key words may be ‘Erotic’ and ‘Poo’ but that doesn’t mean I’ve written some dodgy porno! Please have a look if you’ve been avoiding it and let me know what you think! I’d also like to point out I’ve never personally seen the video in question and instead had it described to me, sometimes secondary research is just so much more appealing… Intrigued? Have a read?

I finished the first draft of the Delorean story this month, and when I typed it up and made a few tweaks in the process (I call this my second draft) it came out at around nine thousand words - far too long for most writing competitions. As this is always the case for me I had an idea. What I’m going to try is to start a short story and keep writing until I finish and not constrain myself to the small word limits and when it inevitably comes out massive I’m going to consider this the ‘full’ version of the story. I’ll then chop it up and strip it down to make a ‘competition’ version of the story which will be small enough for entry. After the results come out and I’m free to release the (hopefully winning) story on my site I’ll release the ‘competition’ version first, and then after some time I’ll release the ‘full’ version as well.

I’m currently doing the research for another specific short story competition so I haven’t done any more work on my book yet as previously planned. So instead of waiting until I’ve done more work on that I’m going to run the next ‘Three Words’ post first. More entries would be greatly appreciated! Look out for that on the 16th of this month.

I also joined Tumblr. this month! I’m a very young (tumblr? / tumblist? / tumblerer?) and am not totally sure what it is people want to see on it so don’t expect great things. I’m mainly using it as another alternative platform for people to keep up with the pieces of writing I’ve released so if you follow me on Twitter / “like” my Facebook page or subscribe to the site directly by RSS or email you won’t be getting much else.

Links below, and don’t forget to check back on the 16th to enter your ‘Three Words’! Buh-bye!


Read the short story ‘Dirty Browsing’ – http://bit.ly/GG6cTX
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