Moments of hope in a forest of hardship
Published Short Stories
“We are camped at a little place called Rock Creek Station….I’m told our last few stops were only recently established and so we should be grateful for the additional provisions we have been able to obtain, as previous travelers did not have that privilege. As if there were anything to ever be grateful for out… Continue reading Revision, Revision, Revision
I know I missed Wednesday. But I had company, which I’m considering a good excuse. I’m too short on time to really do an in-depth post, and I’m not sure I have much to say right now anyway. So, I’m going to do exactly what I did last week, and pull something from one of… Continue reading More jottings
I’ll be honest. I have nothing new to say today. Still researching (though less frustrated). Still editing (very slow). So instead I’m going to share one of my completely random jottings from my equivalent of one of Emily’s (of New Moon) Jimmy books. I don’t think there was any actual point to it when I… Continue reading Random Jottings
Uuuuugggghhhhhh! Like my character as hordes of mosquitoes attack her on the trail, I, too, want to cry out in frustration. Guys–you can do years, years, of research on a subject and still not know the full scope of the subject. You all know how long I’ve been studying the Oregon-California Trail, and STILL–STILL, I… Continue reading Editing Rant
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