Sunday, July 27, 2014



Chapter 3 of ALPHA, BOOK 2: WAYWARD SON is back from my friendly beta/proofreader Nancy A. Hansen, who is now working on Chapter 4 while I continue repairing Chapter 5 and beyond after the problems I encountered.

When not actually working on A2, have also been working on my remaining short story commitment for 2014, and that will be done LONG before its October deadline!

So all is looking well on the writing front right now, but let's face facts folks, writing is not an easy job. The days when the thoughts flow free and you can't type fast enough to get them all down are great.

Is finding Waldo easier?
Yet there are also times when it seems like you are looking for the world's smallest needle in the universe's largest haystack, trying to create just the right combinations of nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, etc.; to tell a story that readers will not only enjoy and recommend to their friends, but will leave them wanting more and anxiously anticipating your next publication.

Let's not kid ourselves here folks, writing is a valid occupation with a lot of mental activity akin to being an accountant, attorney, et al.

But in the end, when you have that completely finished short story or novel ready to submit to the publisher, you can stand tall and proud over your

Well, I better get back to work.
See you around the Internet.
Lee Houston, Junior
27 July, 2014

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