Tag Archives: Length: Short Story (2k-7.5k)

Fiction longer than 2,000 words (Flash Fiction) and less than 7,500 words (Novelette)

Words Before Worlds (3/3)

By | October 31, 2017

Words Before Worlds

Welcome to the uncoordinated posting of the world/plot/story-building for my 2017 NaNoWriMo Novel! In which, the Writer, her Muse, and various Fictives (characters) attempt to make some sort of plan for November.

This is shameless MuseFic, so there will be snark and world-building and lots of spoilers. Of course there is also a very good chance that the November story will ignore most of the spoilers, so it’s probably a 40-60 chance at best.

You have been warned…

Post Wordcount: 492
Total Wordcount: 2618

< BackIndex >

~*~*~*~*~

Continue reading

Words Before Worlds (2/3)

By | October 29, 2017

Words Before Worlds

Welcome to the uncoordinated posting of the world/plot/story-building for my 2017 NaNoWriMo Novel! In which, the Writer, her Muse, and various Fictives (characters) attempt to make some sort of plan for November.

This is shameless MuseFic, so there will be snark and world-building and lots of spoilers. Of course there is also a very good chance that the November story will ignore most of the spoilers, so it’s probably a 40-60 chance at best.

You have been warned…

Post Wordcount: 1301
Total Wordcount: 2126

< BackIndex | Next >

~*~*~*~*~

Continue reading

Words Before Worlds (1/3)

By | October 8, 2017

Words Before Worlds

Welcome to the uncoordinated posting of the world/plot/story-building for my 2017 NaNoWriMo Novel! In which, the Writer, her Muse, and various Fictives (characters) attempt to make some sort of plan for November.

This is shameless MuseFic, so there will be snark and world-building and lots of spoilers. Of course there is also a very good chance that the November story will ignore most of the spoilers, so it’s probably a 40-60 chance at best.

You have been warned…

Post Wordcount: 825
Total Wordcount: 825

< Index | Next >

~*~*~*~*~

Continue reading

Old Blue Eyes (Valdemar)

By | June 12, 2017

Random Fandom

Originally Posted: November 8, 2005
Length/Rating: 2128 words, PG, Gen
Pairing/Warnings: Spoilers for Companion mythology
Summary: Sing, sing a song, make it simple to last the whole night long… (Note: This story is a little broken and takes great liberties with the abilities of Bards and Companions. It was a fun little plot bunny, but this is not canon at all.)

“Valdemar” and other related entities are owned, (TM) and © by Mercedes Lackey. All rights reserved. No copyright infringement is intended nor implied.

Continue reading

52 in 52 : Story #2 – Night Lights (Whistling in the Dark’verse)

By | January 20, 2017

‘Write a short story every week. It’s not possible to write 52 bad short stories in a row.’ – Ray Bradbury

I’ve joined the madness over on the NaNoWriMo thread and going to try and write 52 short stories (or Flash Fiction) in 2017. I’m aiming for flash fiction of roughly five thousand words or less and I want to use this as a way to learn how to outline via MuseFic.

This post contains the Outline (MuseFic), Rough Draft, Editing (MuseFic), but no Final Draft.

If you want to read them as a daily post, check out the story on Wattpad! 🙂

Title: Night Lights
Universe: Whistling in the Dark’verse (Urban Dark Fantasy/Horror)
Final wordcount: 3,321

Continue reading

Chasing Falling Stars 5/5

By | October 31, 2016
It's NaNo season! NaNoWriMo 2016

It’s NaNo season!

Welcome to the haphazard posting of the world/plot/story-building for my 2016 NaNoWriMo Novel! In which my Fictives and their Writer attempt to shape the rough outline of a story from the void. All of which will probably be tossed out the window when November 1st hits, but… that’s half the fun, right? 😉

This is shameless MuseFic, so there will be snark and world-building and lots of spoilers. Of course there is also a very good chance that the November story will ignore most of the spoilers, so it’s probably a 40-60 chance at best.

You have been warned…

Post Wordcount: 501
Total Wordcount: 4,373

< First | BackIndex >

~*~*~*~*~

Continue reading

Chasing Falling Stars 4/5

By | October 29, 2016
It's NaNo season! NaNoWriMo 2016

It’s NaNo season!

Welcome to the haphazard posting of the world/plot/story-building for my 2016 NaNoWriMo Novel! In which my Fictives and their Writer attempt to shape the rough outline of a story from the void. All of which will probably be tossed out the window when November 1st hits, but… that’s half the fun, right? 😉

This is shameless MuseFic, so there will be snark and world-building and lots of spoilers. Of course there is also a very good chance that the November story will ignore most of the spoilers, so it’s probably a 40-60 chance at best.

You have been warned…

Post Wordcount:  1,257
Total Wordcount: 3,871

< First | BackIndex | Next >

~*~*~*~*~

Continue reading

Chasing Falling Stars 3/5

By | October 14, 2016
It's NaNo season! NaNoWriMo 2016

It’s NaNo season!

Welcome to the haphazard posting of the world/plot/story-building for my 2016 NaNoWriMo Novel! In which my Fictives and their Writer attempt to shape the rough outline of a story from the void. All of which will probably be tossed out the window when November 1st hits, but… that’s half the fun, right? 😉

This is shameless MuseFic, so there will be snark and world-building and lots of spoilers. Of course there is also a very good chance that the November story will ignore most of the spoilers, so it’s probably a 40-60 chance at best.

You have been warned…

Post Wordcount 1,010
Total Wordcount: 2,614

< First | BackIndex | Next >

~*~*~*~*~

Continue reading

Chasing Falling Stars 2/5

By | October 6, 2016
It's NaNo season! NaNoWriMo 2016

It’s NaNo season!

Welcome to the haphazard posting of the world/plot/story-building for my 2016 NaNoWriMo Novel! In which my Fictives and their Writer attempt to shape the rough outline of a story from the void. All of which will probably be tossed out the window when November 1st hits, but… that’s half the fun, right? 😉

This is shameless MuseFic, so there will be snark and world-building and lots of spoilers. Of course there is also a very good chance that the November story will ignore most of the spoilers, so it’s probably a 40-60 chance at best.

You have been warned…

Post Wordcount: 826
Total Wordcount: 1,604

< First | BackIndex | Next >

~*~*~*~*~

Continue reading

Chasing Falling Stars 1/5 (or: NaNo Time Again!)

By | October 4, 2016
It's NaNo season! NaNoWriMo 2016

It’s NaNo season!

Welcome to the haphazard posting of the world/plot/story-building for my 2016 NaNoWriMo Novel! In which my Fictives and their Writer attempt to shape the rough outline of a story from the void. All of which will probably be tossed out the window when November 1st hits, but… that’s half the fun, right? 😉

This is shameless MuseFic, so there will be snark and world-building and lots of spoilers. Of course there is also a very good chance that the November story will ignore most of the spoilers, so it’s probably a 40-60 chance at best.

You have been warned…

Post Wordcount: 777
Total Wordcount: 777

< Index | Next >

~*~*~*~*~

Continue reading