You know something, I think I’m getting the hang of this writing thing. I’ve been faithfully cranking out my thousand or so words a day (three weeks now!), starting with my 750 “morning pages” words, copying them to another document, and dashing off from there. I find that I’m writing a couple of hours a day, more if I can get it. And, as I was telling Eden in my response to her comment on last week’s status report, things are coming together. It’s possible that I’ll have the outline for at least a collection of short stories, maybe a full-length novel that I can start writing in November. Who knows?
I’m having a lot of fun with what I’m writing. That’s the important thing, at least I would think at this stage. That doesn’t mean that I’m not running into difficulties, mostly self-imposed. The big thing is that I’m so busy telling the story that I’m not stopping to look around and tell the reader what anything looks like. I’ve got stick figures playing against a blank background. What I might do with some of my time this week is go back through some of the pieces that I’ve written so far and see how hard it is to retrofit them with description. More on that as it becomes available.
So, that’s the scoop for this week. Hope everyone’s having a great time. Go you!