by Dennis M. Myers, 01/25/2020
One of the reasons these blog posts are coming few and far between is that when i started this, I declared to myself that I wouldn't go into politics. I wouldn't start blathering on about the politics of the day.
It's not being overly political to say that this is a hard time to keep that promise. I am listening, and I am watching. I am making sure that my characters are real, in that their points of view are just as valid as the diverse points of view we have in America today. I just don't want to bring them to the same level of hate and contempt that I see infecting America. And there I go, getting close to being overly political right there.
Another reason is that I am on pins and needles waiting to hear on my first novel (Final Assembly
). I've read that an author shouldn't announce submissions, because all too often they are rejected. To be honest, I am looking forward to reading the reasons why my novel was rejected, so I can make improvements and work hard at getting it published.
The second book, Precipice
, is going through a bit more rewriting. I had expected to have it completed, already. Just didn't happen that way. Progress is being made, but it's been slow. Endurance
is waiting for me, but I want to give it a little rest and come back to it fresh.
And that's about it. I've noticed a lot of people signing up as members here, but since most of them appear to be either fake names, or from Russia, I'm not thinking that's a good thing. No one has downloaded my free short story, and no one has started posting in the comments. I suppose that's a good thing, considering I only have the one story out. Time will tell.
Love and Peace.
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