Having failed miserably (too much client editing so not complaining) to do Camp NaNoWriMo this year but wanting to do more writing, I decided within ten seconds of receiving the first of thirty-one emails from Brit Julie (who lives in America but times her emails for us here in Blighty) to do Story A Day May this year. I’d done my first back in 2011 then again in 2012 and finally in 2013, with almost a year’s worth of ‘Fifty 5pm Fictions’ Collections in between.
Unlike all the other stories I’ve mentioned, I’m not going to post them on this blog, sorry about that because I need a stock of short stories to submit to competitions or magazines. The pressure’s then off for me to do one a day, on the day, although I’ll try.
I will let you know how I’m getting on though, and I’ll be posting the prompts, so hope you’ll forgive me but if you want to send me the stories you write (no payment, sorry!), then feel free!
So here we are on Day 2 and if you’d like to join in, today’s prompt is:
I started day 1 and will continue (hopefully finishing) tonight and start, if not finish, today’s prompt. I have a new rule where I do proper work during the week (from however early to however late), with the exception of Tuesday nights when I go to a writing club (where we write!), but then my writing at the weekend so I may well do each week’s worth of prompts at the weekends. Let me know how you get on.