Shots fired!

  The first thing I noticed when I woke up on Saturday was the blinking light on my phone.  A message! I rolled over, picked it up, and went straight to my Gmail app. Dear Alexandru, Thank you for the opportunity to read "The Birthday Party." Unfortunately, your story isn't quite what we're looking for …

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Now it Begins

Last year, August 16th, 2015 to be precise, I made the following post The Magnificent Seven Challenge. The idea was simple. Write seven short stories, submit them, and track the whole process. I failed miserably. My writing output has been hovering between zero and nothing. Depressing situation. Quite miserable. Demotivating. Deplorable. Dastardly. Unexcusable! But things …

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