50k on the WIP

Yesterday, I passed the 50,000 word mark in my standalone cyberpunk novel work-in-progress. 50k always feels like the most significant milestone in the drafting process, for some reason. I’m not sure why. In my head, if not necessarily in physical reality, 30k is 100 pages; 60k is a novel, although not a particularly robust one.Continue reading “50k on the WIP”

Serotonin Overload

I haven’t quite nailed down a title for my cyberpunk novel, but the protagonist’s name is Serotonin Overload. (It’s not her real name, obviously. It’s a handle. A self-chosen sobriquet. A suggestive, not-quite description.) My original choice was Xanax Shortage, but I feel like maybe I shouldn’t going messing with corporate trademarks in a novelContinue reading “Serotonin Overload”

Cyberpunk Progress

I’m about halfway through my “standalone” cyberpunk novel, and I think I’m at the most difficult part. So, of course, I’m skipping over it and forging ahead with the plan to come back later. This is super difficult for me. The way the story unfolds in my head, it’s nigh impossible for me to knowContinue reading “Cyberpunk Progress”