Thursday, August 14, 2014

Ohai, all. Newsies and so on . . . A short story on the way from Joyland. Publication date TBA, but the little asshole's got a miniature replica of Hiroshima in it. Finished first draft of novel. Have started rewriting it. I've started dicking around with screenwriting, something I've always wanted to do, since my favourite things about storytelling - structure and dialogue - are pretty much what screenplays are. I wrote a TV pilot called Spanked! about an underachieving accountant whose live is turned upside down when his new client turns out to be a dominatrix. I work better with deadlines, so I decided to enter it into a contest. The results are in: Spanked! made the quarterfinals, making it one of the top 25 (out of 300+ entries). Great. Encouraging. Begeinner's luck . . . ? Deets: