Early mornings I have the same routine. Wake up, put coffee on, jump into the shower… now this is where my mind starts to poke at my intellect. For the past week or so now, I have this appetite to write in comparatively greater length to my previous efforts, or to what I am ordinarily comfortable with. I have a story in mind that I feel needs to be taken out of my head and dumped onto paper, or up into the proverbial cloud. That’s easy, I feel anyone can really do that to some extent. What I am looking for is a piece of writing that will, in the left hand get this idea off of my chest, and in the write hand, keep a reading audience engaged. I would like it if others enjoy it, as much as I feel I will in the process of creating it. My question is… Should I? Do I challenge myself to see if I can keep a reader wanting to read on? To create such emotion and wonder to compel someone to scroll down, or turn the page? I guess I am searching for the prompt to just do it. What do you think? Write, or just keep dreaming? If you have any insight or tips/pointers to writing in any considerable length, please comment as this will be my first exploration in “Real” story telling. I am currently not certain if I am aiming for a short story, a novella or 2000 page trilogy here… or has my mania kicked into overdrive where I am delusional and I just momentarily feel like this proposal is even feasible.
I kind of just want to let it happen with no real surmise.
Thanks you in advance,
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