I’m an irritating kind of writer.
At least I think so. I irritate myself, I suppose. It’s not my writing exactly, it’s my writing process.
Basically what I do is I write a chapter – for one of my stories on the net – and I post it. Then I mull over the next chapter for ages. That’s the stage I am in right now, and it is driving me NUTS.
I mull -meaning, I turn things over a billion times.
I remove my notebook and set it in front of me as if that will supercharge me into doing something. I pick up the pen.
In my defense, it was a rather amazing picture of the protoganist and her brother.
And I doodle some more.
Crazy metallic lady I rather like. Weird eyes. A strange robot.
Then I launch into a strange story about a thing (if I tell you what it is, I won’t be interested in it anymore) that will perhaps debut on here. I then obsess over said story, making castles in the sky of how it could be a series and how I could update it and put it up here and blahblahblah.
And I don’t talk about what I’m thinking to anyone since then things will go bust and I’ll lose all interest in my story, something I’m apt to do when I speak of my stories.
So basically…. I accomplish MUCH of NOTHING. I need to come up with some kind of fail proof writing process to make me efficient.
I just realized that I wrote a hopeless sentence… I’m HOPELESS! THIS WILL NEVER HAPPEN! WAHHHHH!
Oh, and I forgot to tell you about the DEPRESSED AND CRAZY stage I go through.
When I actually write something, I’ll tell you.
For now, I shall do my homework.
Stop staring at me like that’s impossible!
So. Does this happen to you? With anything? Cause I imagine it’s pretty universal. Have you been productive today? Do tell!