Short Story- Moss Side Lane- And A Gazillion Computer Issues

 This cartoon is a perfect example of how I looked last night. I have been working on a children's manuscript, articles for a local magazine, and this short story all night, due to my computers seriously flawed attitude. But, I did manage to get the children's manuscripts ready to be mailed, and the other articles. So, I thought okay, it's working, now I can get back to work on the next page of Moss Side Lane the short story I planned on posting today. Then, as if it could read my mind, my computer had some kind of breakdown and interupted my work for hours. It was and is aggravating the daylights out of me.  

So, this is how I feel now... 


I'm almost finished writing the next page, but, I'm behind a day due to the constant interruptions, such as instructions advising me for updates, etc...And other mishmash that I do not understand.  I am grateful that it's letting me publish this post, because it made me sign in to google a million times in addition to a truckload of other mishaps and it's still interrupting me.
Anyway, I wanted to let my subscribers in addition to my loyal and supportive friends who visit my blog regularly and were looking forward to the next page, that I'm sorry it wasn't published today. I promise I do everything in my power to post it tomorrow. I have a friend who can help me on Team Viewer, (hopefully) when he gets off of work, so the second page of Moss Side Lane should be posted tomorrow. 
I do not want too much time to pass between this story's pages because short stories occur in a relatively short period of time, (meaning time in the story) with one or two characters, one plot, and one setting, so even though it's a rough draft I want to turn out the best story I can. 

Perhaps I should have said one a week instead of every Thursday, but I did not anticipate my computers attitude. I cannot believe it's a brand new computer, well, it's a new one to me, meaning it's rebuilt. My sweet mother was trying to help me, so she offered to take my other computer to get the fan fixed and the computer shop told her that the hard drive had crashed, so they talked her into replacing it with the one I am using now and they charged me for it.
Bless her heart, she didn't know they were lying to her. Since then, I have heard from friends that this company has done the same thing to others. I wish I would have been with her, because I knew my computer was fine, with the exception of the fan.
In any event, I appreciate everyone who is reading this story. You cannot know how much it means to me.
If I do not mash my computer into a trillion tiny little pieces, the second page of "Moss Side Lane,"
will be posted tomorrow.

Have a spectacular day!
To readers who answered Tuesday's Question see note on the top of this post. :)
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Sandee said...

I read all your comments from the Tuesdays Question. I always check at some point.

I'm sorry you're having issues with your computer again. i think they just happen from time to time to make you feel helpless. That's how I feel when it happens.

Have a fabulous day, Ann. Big hug to you and lots of scritches to Simon. ♥♥♥

Ann Clemmons said...

Thank you, Sandee,

Bless you for always checking for the comments to Tuesday's Question, as well as, participating.

And you're right, computers do have a way of "making you feel helpless." If I was rich mine I would throw it out of the window.

You have a great day too, and "Big hug" back to you. And as always, I will send Simon his scritches. :))))


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