From Little Imps Do Great Ogres Grow

You know how it is.  You have a little edit suggested to you by someone you trust but it's not much so you figure "Fug it, I'll do it later." And then someone else gives you some other advice on a completely different story and you know they're right, but it won't take very long …

Man, is there ever some nasty stuff swimming around in the River Styx

Finished the story. Done done.  I'm glad and relieved. Now it's in the hands of my first readers and I can concentrate on a new story. Yep.  We're going back to Haxan. Someone asked me what the new Haxan story will be about. I gave my standard reply: "Oh, probably guns and wind and dust." Then …

Story and Voice

I did three pages on the Styx story this morning. It's coming along.  More importantly I think I've found my voice for the story. I was missing that, too.  It's still a bear, though. Getting ready and psyched for the upcoming trip to New Mexico.

Idea For My New Short Story

This is yet another blog which mirrors my main site at kmarkhoover.livejournal.com except while that blog talks about both politics, family, and writing, this will concentrate only on writing. It's just another platform for me to get my name out there. My next story will have the working title "Fishing the Styx". I've made notes …