Fortnightly update 29: 04.01.2021 to 17.01.2021
In this blog series, I share my fortnight-to-fortnight triumphs (and failures) as a writer. Despite all the ups and downs, I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Flash fiction and short stories
I’m currently submitting flash fiction and short stories to online magazines and such for publication. This fortnight, I worked my ass off, writing and submitting three short stories to various publications. Now I just have to play the waiting (and likely rejection) game.
I write scripts for Frontier Media, a media production company specialising in YouTube. Our two largest channels are The Front and Geetsly’s, and while I’ve written for Geetsly’s in the past, I mostly write for The Front and our new, smaller channel The Braved. Two videos for which I wrote the scripts were published this fortnight.
I write 280-character stories using various writing prompt hashtags on Twitter. This fortnight, I wrote just one story. Woops.
I threw the thigh — femur jutting from the bloated flesh like a chicken sausage — onto the hardpan and crouched between a dusty tree and boulder. When the vultures started circling, I loaded my crossbow. One landed, and I thwocked it in its side. “Fucking scavengers.”
You might have noticed that this fortnightly post was particularly short, and that’s because I’ve been away for a spell, catching fish and getting sunstroke in Jurien Bay. I still managed to get quite a bit done before I went, however, and I even started a new (and very secret) project over the last few days of the fortnight. I’ve always been interested in pixel art, and that’s all the information I’m gonna leak for now.
Thanks for reading ❤