Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel. 2017, Week 41

Progress: Uh… Technically I am in week 41 of the 2YN course. That’s smack dab in the middle of the “writing” section. I am writing. I am writing a novel, I’m just not writing the selkie novel I started the course with. Oops. April-October Flash Fiction: Uh… After Celebration my monthly flash fiction goal has … More Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel. 2017, Week 41

Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel. 2017, Weeks ???

Progress: None. Zip. Zilch. Nada. March Flash Fiction: Not done! But I revised an older flash fiction from 2014, so there’s that. Read Hyperspace Here. It was a rough March. Aside from revising Hyperspace, I haven’t written more than 150 words creatively. It rained the first week, then I spent the next two weeks sick … More Progress Report: Lazette Gifford’s 2 Year Novel. 2017, Weeks ???

Flash Fiction: Hyperspace

Hyperspace 09/2014 Zik’k watched the console timer tick down the seconds to the conversion from hyperspace to realspace. The short jaunt had become a full-blown training mission and now hunger gnawed at his narrow belly. His attention wandered to the bag of licha-crisps he had stashed behind his seat. He could fix that. His mandibles clattered … More Flash Fiction: Hyperspace

Dictation in the Car: Improving Sound Quality

One thing I didn’t think about when starting this dictation/transcription writing journey was how noisy my car actually is. My brain is more than capable of tuning out the sound of the road, but the voice recorder picks up everything– even the sound of other engines. While my audio recordings are intelligible to the human … More Dictation in the Car: Improving Sound Quality