Summer Rewrites!

Okay, so as a writer grows, he or she one day looks back on his or her works and realizes “this looks like beginner stuff!” When that happens, we can do one of two things.  We can either pitch it or rewrite it.  So this summer will see me spending …

Bone Sliver Back Matter Idea

So I’m thinking that since Bone Sliver is written in first person, the back matter should be too.  Let me know what you think!  Hit me up on Facebook or by email! Thanks, D.E. Chandler BONE SLIVER So, I’m the guy who failed.  I failed to save the world, and …

Science Fiction Loses One of Her Own

Leonard Nimoy, our beloved Spock, our host on In “Search Of”, the narrator of The Martian Chronicles died on February 28, 2015 at 83 years of age.  Only now am I able to write those words here on the blog.  There have been a couple of tribute posts on Facebook, …

All About Beginnings

Let it be known far and wide that this is NOT a New Year’s resolution.  My only resolution this year was to not make any resolutions.  If that hasn’t created a paradox, nothing will.  That said, I do want to set forth with some intention, and not wander around aimlessly …

All About Endings

If I learned anything from this semester at college, it’s that a strong finish can make you or break you. Confession time: All semester my Math grade teetered back and forth between a B and a D.  I knew I was never coming out of a math class with a …

Post Conference Slump and Craziness

So, you might have guessed by now, that I didn’t get pictures at the conference.  Ran off and left my camera, sitting in its pack in the living room floor.  The conference was great though, and I did take notes.  Here’s the thing.  I haven’t posted here in nearly a …

Nimrod Conference and More

Tomorrow I will be attending Nimrod Journal’s annual writers’ conference at TU.  This conference is smaller than some, and offers several concurrent panels and classes.  They also offer one on one critique sessions with an editor.  The most affordable conference I’ve ever heard of, the cost is only $50.00 without …

New Semester and Chapter 9

School will be starting Monday for me, but if my grades hold, I will graduate with my Associate’s degree this year.  Starting Fall 2015, I plan to be pursuing my Bachelor’s.  Still looking at transfer college options, but OSU and NSU are likely candidates.  Not sure what I’ll do after …

New Page and Story

Heya all! I have just posted a new short story.  “Hand of Justice” is now listed in the brand new page Flash Fiction here at dechandlerwrites.com ! Give it a look!  If you like it and would like to get all the latest updates on the site, my life, and writing, along …