Zack Umstead, Young Writer

November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

Filed under: Announcements — Zack @ 11:49 AM

My parents are scrambling making mounds of food in the kitchen below, I chopped probably three pounds of vegetables, and I can currently smell a large fowl roasting in an oven. That all means one thing – today’s Thanksgiving!

So happy Turkey Day (or Tofurkey Day) to those of you celebrating. I hope you see your family, watch some football, and stuff your face with food (thats basically how my night’s going to be spent).

But on a little more serious note, take some time to really be thankful for what you have. Personally, I’m thankful for my great family (though they can get on my nerves sometimes), my house and possessions, and the opportunities I have been given, like the blog I write, or the stories I write that you guys read. Yes, I’m thankful that you guys read my work – after all, what’s a writer without a reader? Anyway, enjoy your holiday and extended weekend for some, and stay safe tomorrow – it gets messy out there.


November 12, 2012

Just a Quick Announcement…

Filed under: Announcements — Zack @ 8:30 AM

I am currently writing this post from my school (which, thank God, has finally repealed some of the dumber webfilters). As part of my Creative Writing class, we will be writing our free writing on our blogs on Mondays from now on. As many of you know, I prefer to write fiction over anything, so the majority of those posts will be fiction, unless I am explicitly told not to. So check back every Monday for a quick post!

I still will be posting other stories occasionally, so don’t worry about that, they just won’t come out as regularly as these Monday posts. Stay tuned for those, and don’t forget to follow me on Twitter to hear about all the work I do!

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