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Steven Domingues

Thinks of things, then writes them down
4 March

Submission accepted

I’m happy to report that my submission to a magazine has been accepted! “The Kill” will be in the inaugural issue of If&When , a literary journal journal. I’ll post again when the issue is on sale. –Steven

28 August
Posted in Friends, Games, Writing

Moving, RPGs and being Published

It’s been quite an exciting few months. My wife and I were kicked out of our rental, and since we are hardworking individuals, we were able to find, finance and move into a house. Yep, we bought a house. It’s been quite rough on writing, with all of the packing, plan making, […]

13 June
Posted in Competition, Writing


A few months ago (around the end of March) I entered a short story into a competition held by the SLO NightWriters. Not being a member, and not really knowing what they do as an organization, I tried to not get my hopes up at all. I didn’t know who […]

6 June
Posted in Writing

One Down, Many More to Go

I recently finished editing Win Some, Lose Some. I think I’ve learned a lot from that project. I learned what it is to have and complete such a large commitment, but also how to sacrifice what I once thought was good story-telling for something that made more sense for the […]

30 May
Posted in Competition, Writing

Fears and Good News

I submitted my short story, The Kill, to SLO NightWriters about a month ago. To my great surprise, I was accepted as a finalist in the Short Story category, along with 7 other participants. Whoa. Let me take a step back here. It was very difficult to let my work out […]

17 April
Posted in Books, Thoughts, Writing

Edits, Rewrites and Breathing

I recently stared to re-read and edit “Win Some, Lose Some.” I’m glad that I decided to wait a while, let it breath a bit. The process of re-reading is somewhat difficult as I don’t want to get lost in my own story. I find myself, from time to time, […]

31 March

Starting Something New

I finished the last book. And by finished, I mean I finished getting down all of the thoughts swirling around in my head. The book is in no way completed. I am going to have to spend quite a while editing, improving, changing, etc. I do believe that I have […]

15 March
Posted in Family, Thoughts, Writing

On Finishing

So close yet so far. Almost finished with “Win Some, Lose Some”. By finished I mean that I’m almost done with the draft I’m working on. It has always been difficult for me to re-write something. I suppose it’s the same with all authors, but I have a particular hatred […]

8 February
Posted in Thoughts, Writing

Self Imposed Deadlines

“Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.” -Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (said by Ford Prefect) I find that the more I delve into writing, and more specifically, writing for the purpose of a website, getting a portfolio ready or for it’s original intent: fun, the more […]

2 February
Posted in Internet, Thoughts, Writing

Caution: The Words You Are About to Read may be Unfini

While searching for content to add to this website, I’ve come across some bits of unfinished writing that are both really good and really bad. One of the samples I was going to use was from a short story I started about two years ago. Being recently laid off, it […]