Thursday, April 9, 2009

Short story bits

My flash story "Realer Than Real" is up at AlienSkin. I'd almost forgotten about that one, so it was a nice surprise to notice it.

Someone reported an acceptance to the Dead Bait anthology on Duotrope, so maybe those of us who received hold notices will hear soon. I hope they want my story, since it's not going to be easy to place a story about undead sharks anywhere else.

is open for submissions again. They're a Twitter magazine, and I really enjoy reading the tiny stories they post every day. In addition to the individual stories, every month or so they run a serialized story, which is extra cool. I've been wasting time this evening writing a serialized story to submit. It's a lot harder than I expected.

And...I spent four hours this morning helping Mom put together her new gazebo tent thingy out back. While we worked, we discussed the awful time-travel story I have to rewrite, and she helped me work out a completely new plot. I still don't want to write it, but at least it won't suck like the current version does.


Aaron Polson said...

Well...Darren got what he deserved, didn't he? Lovely story!

Here's to home chores and rewrites! Huzzah!

Jamie Eyberg said...

Twitter stories are fun. I have one coming up on Thaumotrope later this month and another one next month (I think)

K.C. Shaw said...

Aaron--thanks! I didn't get as much done today as I wanted, but at least the gazebo is assembled.

Jamie--Cool, you'll have to post when they're up so I know they're yours. I've got one coming up in June, I think.

Jameson T. Caine said...

I've known people like Darren. I nearly applauded at his fate. Well done.

K.C. Shaw said...


Jameson T. Caine said...

Forgot to say that I am performing the ritualistic dance of hope in regards to your (and mine) Dead Bait story.

Cate Gardner said...

Loved your story, KC. :)

K.C. Shaw said...

Jameson--I'd better join you in that dance!