In case anyone here was following my mystery, A Baker’s Dozen, written chapter by chapter on my webpage, I put up the last chapter today.
Next week, I want to start writing an experimental story a week to put up. I like to read C. S. Boyack’s blog, and he’s posting a story once a week for October on his blog. He’s a darned good writer. So you might want to check them out. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2018/10/02/macabre-macaroni/
Teri Polen is doing a special October blog, too, Bad Moon Rising, interviewing authors about the supernatural and paranormal. And yes, ouija boards scare me. https://teripolen.com/2018/10/03/badmoonrising-cusp-of-night-by-mae-clair-supernatural-suspense/ If you scroll down, you’ll see more authors’ answers, including Staci Troilo’s.
But a while ago, Craig (C. S. Boyack) wrote a blog for Story Empire about writing out of your comfort zone, and he asked what authors would write if they decided to let their fingers wander out of their usual writing zone. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2018/08/31/friday-group-post-questing-beasts/
I put down short stories I’d like to try: an alternate history, magic realism (if I can ever nail what I really think it is–but I have an idea), something creepy, and the genre I almost ALWAYS fail at–horror. I’d like to write the scariest, baddest short story I’ve ever written. Which might still be too upbeat, knowing me. Aargh!
Anyway, I hope you have a perfectly wonderful time writing this month. And if black cats and witches wander onto your pages, so much the better:)