I may as well start by talking about beginnings. I’m not at all sure that I like starting things. When I do, I usually go flat out to finish them. Not so with writing lately – writing a book that is. I make lots of starts, write a few pages and then abandon the concept.
I’m doing something different this time. I’ve been thinking about an idea and rather than dive in, I’m using the “snowflake” approach: starting with one concept sentence and expanding from there: theme, plot development, character descriptions and so on. I suspect it will work better for me. It makes me focus more specifically and in smaller chunks. So far so good. It intrigues me. This idea may actually get off the ground.
And so it’s been a thoughtful day. I’m visiting Sheila this afternoon to get plants and put them in my garden – flowers for next year!
I just read the KMC newsletter – lots of my stories in there. I’m rather chuffed that the editor likes my work so much. And he also happens to do an awfully good job on the publication.
That’s it. That’s my quiet, uneventful day. The biggest adventure is yet to come – driving the truck to Sheila’s house! Fingers crossed but not toes – I need all 10 of them to get me there and back.