Monday, September 03, 2007

High Seas Cthulhu: Below Decks

William Jones has extended an invitation to the writers of HSC to share tales about how their stories came to be and their thoughts on the process. Several writers have stepped up to the challenge, including myself, and you can find the results here. Please feel free to visit and share your thoughts there or here.

7 comments:

Will Kinshella said...

Where's yours?

Chuck Zaglanis said...

I hated mine, it was dry as toast. I'm working on one with a bit more "This is why I wrote it," as opposed to "This is how I wrote it."

Stewart Sternberg said...

Chuck's writing process was amazing to watch. It was as though he was hunched over an enormous lump of clay, tugging it inch by inch one way, then pushing it inch by inch the other way..a long, slow, labourous process. He's imbued his story with some rich wordsmithing. There were times reading his story that I stopped and reread a line, just because I loved the poetry or the strength of a phrase.

I think Chuck has in him the makings of an incredible writer. His story in "High Seas Cthulhu" is a gem.

Vwriter said...

Chuck's writing process amazing? Nope. I'm thinking painful. Agonizing. Angry. Throughtful. Dream-like. Inspired.

Yeah, okay, maybe it was amazing.

Christina said...

I'm going to go read what people have posted. I'm always interested in how people get their stories going, or get started in this business to begin with. Hope you are doing great.

Vwriter said...

I'm not seeing any blogging sweat on this blog. Remember, if you don't blog, Stewart will haunt you.

Vwriter said...

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