Had to say what kind of delivery day this was. I had an average amount of packages today just not the same kind that usually get. Today is usually a Blue Apron kind of day, but I had only 12 of them today. my route was a mix of human and dog food (Blue Apron and Chewy.com). It also rained all day. But for Ohio rain is better than snow.
I am starting a new page on my site devoted to a new story line I started last night (gosh that sentence was clunky). This will be a story set in modern times about magic. The premise is that about a thousand years ago there was a world war of magic that ended with all magic being locked away in a separate universe, but now magic is starting to return. In the time that magic has been away the history of the world was rewritten to reflect a magic free past but now all that is going to change. Unlike the Book with No Name, this will be a series of short stories with a common theme. There will be returning characters and a long story arch just not the traditional chapter setup. Each story will be within 1,000 to 4,000 words long. Where possible the stories will also be stand alone (just with a connection to the narrative). I had a lot to day today after work, so I will be late in posting the first story (I need to edit it). I hope to post it by 7pm (EDST).
Thank you for your time
I had a good day delivering packages today. That is we delivered to locations that we could find. If you are ordering something (especially if you live on a new street) please have your phone number in the system. We have a package from a toy company that can’t be delivered because we can’t find the street and there is no phone number to call and set up the delivery. Sorry, no toy for you kiddo.
I don’t have anything to post today with any of the stories, so I am going to post a 100,000-word essay on what was wrong with Star Wars The Last Jedi.
I am working on the Vol 2 in the Book series and I plan on going Back to Hope and Joleen Warren this weekend. I am also developing a new story about magic in modern times.
It was a sunny delivery day. The sun was deceptive. It made it seem like it would be warmer that it actually was. There was a lack of Blue Apron today allowing me to take other packages and more of them.
I am going to keep this short (much like myself) so I can edit chapter one and post it today. Chapter One of The Book with No Name Volume two. I hope to have it posted by 6pm (EDST). Chapter one focuses on Bill and his life before the book. As he journeys into the book we will learn even more about him and how the book changes how it works to meet this young man. I also hope to build on a couple of characters such as the siblings and Tina.
Thank you for your time.
It was 50 degrees (Fahrenheit) today. We had 3 to 6 inches of snow this time last week. This was a good delivery day. Like almost every Tuesday (Wednesday and Friday) I was a Blue Apron car. I had a car full of Blue Apron. I like doing the Blue Apron and having that predictable route. I can plan it as I scan so I ca lay it out before I pack the car making the process easier. It also gave me the opportunity to change the route when I was out on the road without skipping stops by accident. From what I can see (on the news and Weather Channel App) this week is going to be a good delivery week with no snow until December 24th. Fingers crossed.
Looking back on volume 1 of the Book with No Name I can see where I made many mistakes. I am going to try and use these mistakes and learn from them, so I can make all new ones with Volume 2. A big one is the part structure. By focusing on parts I made way too many jumps making the story a little fractured. I was more worried about having content that continuity. I also will use a list of characters and plot points, so I can keep names and motivations clear while I type. In Kaylee and the Book, the names Bob and Bill were interchanged when I was on just one character. He will be back in Volume 2, so I need to keep it strait. I think that is one of the reasons I have had so little content this week. I am having a hard time gearing up, so I can do a better job. It’s also hard to let the first Volume go.
I am going to work on chapter one of volume 2 today and I will post something tomorrow. If I can it will be the first half of chapter one (but I will post something even if just a part). It won’t be like I did with the first book. The goal is to have a concise base for the book to be built on. This first chapter is set before he (Bill) opens the book. It covers his life and family and just maybe why he was targeted for the book. His (Bill) journey with the book will be different than Kaylee’s. I am 4,000+ words in without a single hint of the book (not counting an orange Easter egg from book 1). My plan is to work on this until 8pm (EDST). Then I watch IT (just bought the 2017 movie on Amazon Video and I want to watch it in the dark).
Thank you for your time and patience.
After a few days on my fat ass I am back at work delivering packages to the masses. Just to prove this is winter in Ohio it is now over 40 degrees (Fahrenheit) and it might be 50 on Tuesday. I spent the day driving on the slippery roads in Medina, Ohio. The weather is up and down. We might have another 3 to six inches of Snow on Christmas. I missed the day we switched from the scanners to the phone app and of course my Windows phone doesn’t work with the app.
I am working on the next volume of the book with No Name. I said yesterday that I want to finish the chapter before I post anything. As of right now I am still planning on doing that. With much of my time (free time) taken up by the start of the new book I don’t have anything to post today. I will try and stop around 7pm (EDST) and work on a short story for Tuesday. It all depends on just how much I get done and if I am on a roll. Unlike the first volume where the story started with her opening the book, I want this one to build the world (characters and location) before he even opens the book.
To make up for the lack of stories I stopped at the lake and took a couple of pictures. I added three to the Daily Talk and one to Short Stories.
Thank you for your time and attention
I finished the first volume of the Book with No Name last night. It was a hard thing to do. I spent a lot of time with Kaylee and Cathern and now that the story is done I find that I want to keep going. From the beginning I saw the end of this story. I did change the end so no matter how dark it is the original ending had a few lines that were even darker. I might just go back and make a special addition with the original ending added. At the end of the book I added an epilogue that included some plot elements that will be a part of volume 2. As of right now the new story will be subtitled The Scarlet Knight. It will follow a teenage boy named William (bill) Warren Martin. A young man being bullied in school and at home.
Unlike the other stories I won’t be posting this one in parts. As I finish the chapters I will post them. So, I can have content every day I will also work on the other stories (Joleen Warren, The Consent Committee and others). The Scarlet Knight will just be Bill’s story. I want to keep the story moving and I think that the way I did the first volume (in parts) made it a little jarring (jumping back and forth between three stories without a transition). Today I will do something I didn’t do before. I will try and write an outline for the story. Something that will help me keep the story strait.
The last part of The Book with No Name (Kaylee and the Book) will be posted by 10am (EDST). I am also working on an eBook for kindle as well as a paperback. It will al depend on if Amazon will let me publish a story I already published on my own website. I think that (or hope that) the fact that my site is so small that the traffic on it won’t make my story ineligible for publication on their site. I won’t know until I know.
Thank you for your time and a special thank you to anyone who liked this story and is waiting for the next volume (the men in the white coats with the jackets that strap in the back are on the way).
The weather is changing, and the snow is starting to melt. Which means there will be ice in the morning. Yeah. I sat down (as if I was going to do anything else) and went to work on the Book with No Name. I finished part 2 and 3. Part 4 will be the final part to the book and the confrontation that the book was building up to. Part five will be a epilog (I meant epilog not prolog when I posted this earlier) that cleans up some things while setting up The Book with No Name 2 (but just a little). I will go back to working on two stories and the short stories format. Joleen Warren will return as well as the second part of the consent committee.
I am posting part 2 ASAP then part 3 by 6:15pm (both EDST)
Thank you for your time
Wow that was a long title for such a short message. Sorry about not posting yesterday. I am having a gout attack in my ankle. Hard time to walk or sit. I called off on Wednesday because I can’t walk. I did very little yesterday on anything. I don’t know if I will have a job come Monday. This was the worse time for this t happen.
Part 1 of chapter 13 will be posted as soon as I can. Part 2 might take some time. Having this computer on my lap isn’t working.
Thank you for yur time.
This will be a very short. I didn’t leave the house so no traffic to gripe about. there is at least 4 inches of snow outside with 4 to 6 coming tonight. So there will be a lot of snow by Thursday.
Part 4 of the Book with No Name will be posted very soon. It is a long part. Longer than my usual story parts. It is also the last part of chapter 12.
Thank you for your time
Today was a bad delivery day. in a word SNOW. The snow filled the roads and stopped the traffic. I had only 28 stops but it took nearly 5 hours to deliver them. two packages didn’t make it two their destinations. I love Medina. They usually keep their roads cleaner than what I saw today. Within the city the roads were clear, but the county was a nightmare. If it doesn’t stop I might not get out tomorrow. My little car doesn’t take to the snow and I am just tired of getting stuck. I just don’t know.
With all this I don’t have anything to post today. I will try and work on it tonight (and if I don’t go out Wednesday I will work on it all day). Sorry for the delay.
Thank you for your time
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