Creating Worlds OR Visiting Them

I have a problem.

OK, I have a lot of problems, all right? But I’m talking about a specific problem. You’re probably not licensed to help me with those other problems.

See, I’ve been writing a lot lately. It’s kinda what I do. I tend to go in spurts, though. Sometimes I’ll be in full-on “read” mode, and sometimes full-on “write” mode. But this is the annoying thing: When I write, I still want to read.

Except I can’t. Continue reading “Creating Worlds OR Visiting Them”

#firstworldwriterproblems

When I’m firing on all cylinders, my goal is to write, polish, and submit a short story a week. That’s what I did this past summer, and that’s what I’ve been aiming to get back to since finally getting going with writing again. That doesn’t always happen, of course. There are babies. Right now my ministry is kicking up because it’s that time of year.

But sometimes I can’t write allthestories because I’m tackling another project. (That link goes to my other blog – so yeah, it’s still me writing there!)

And what happens is… I get frustrated. I want to be writing fiction, but now I’m writing something else. Now, yes, I do want to write that other project. I wouldn’t have chosen to pursue it if I didn’t want to. But… I want to do both!

That’s… unlikely to happen, unless my other obligations suddenly lighten in dramatic fashion.

So, one thing at a time, I guess. Sigh. Continue reading “#firstworldwriterproblems”