Sometimes, and I don’t know about you, but sometimes we get so caught up in creating a perfect story, a perfectly salable product, that we aren’t willing to allow ourselves to fail and discover happy accidents of genius (that would probably make for a more salable product). So today, we’re going to step back from all that. We’re just going to write.
The prompt: Just write about your story.
If you have qualms about a character, write about that. If your story’s middle is boring, write about that. If you have no idea how the ending is going to work out, write about that. If your story is asking you to marry two incongruous ideas and you have no idea how to make it believable, write about that.
If you’re not sure why this idea picked you, write about that. If you’ve been at this a while and you’re getting bored with the idea, write about that. Whatever comes to mind, write about that.
No really, don’t worry about it becoming anything. Just write.
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That’s it for me!
What about you? How do you make way for the story to surprise and delight you? Tell us in the comments!
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