Still here… update
Things have been quiet, what with the holidays and finishing up a basement development. I also finished the rough draft of another sci-fi story set in the same universe as Digital Rights and I’m on the fifth chapter of my novel.
Writing, or starting to write, the novel was a big turning point for me. My first writing, aside from a few short stories was novels, starting in high school and through college. I wrote two — one was high fantasy and the other urban fantasy. I submitted them to publishers and got my rejections and decided I should focus on short stories until I had more time.
And so after leaving BioWare and then the Writers of the Future quarter win, I realized that *now* was the time… I really had no more excuses for not writing the novel. My goal this year is to finish two novels and a handful of short stories.