Wednesday, July 15, 2009

WIP Wednesday

Like a few others, the Muse was missing in action for a few days, but then I got wind of the new Horror in Rural America anthology. Valley of the Splintered Oaks fits this one to a T, so I pushed aside the not happening Church of the Deviate Minds and dove into Oaks. So far, so good. 1300 words tonight with a clear picture of where the story is going. I'm actually forcing myself to stop writing for the day, as the characters are about to make a creepy discovery and I want to do this scene justice by operating on less exhaustion. 10.5 hours at work today in 103 degree heat AND NO FREAKIN' AIR CONDITIONING IN MY TRUCK!!!

Stick a fork in me, I am done!

10 comments:

Natalie L. Sin said...

No AC? *shudders*

Catherine J Gardner said...

I am so jealous, I can't write anything for this antho. :(

Alan W. Davidson said...

My sympathies on the lack of AC, dude. Back in SW Ontario, I had a 40min drive to work to the countryside and mine was the windows rolled down full with the warm wind whipping in at 100km/h (hmm...I think that's just over 60mph...)

Hope today is cooler for you.

Aaron Polson said...

I'm impressed you wrote anything after a day like that. And 1300 words, no less. Bravo!

Jamie Eyberg said...

I think my brain would be fried mush after a day like that. Impressive.

Barry Napier said...

I'll be knocking out a story for that antho today as well. Best of luck with your story!

Horror Girl said...

sounds like a great antho. one of my home needing stories has already been rejected from it and sent off again. fast ppl over there.

Benjamin Solah said...

Sounds exciting.

I like to put aside writing important scenes for when the time is right, but sometimes that time just is never right so I write whenever.

K.C. Shaw said...

Dang, I hope you had access to massive amounts of iced tea at least. And I need to stop complaining about my comparatively cushy job. :)

Good luck with the antho. There seem to be a lot of horror markets opening up lately, or maybe I've just started noticing them.

Danielle Ferries said...

Cool, good luck with it.