Good Writing Day

I've been writing short stories lately and I just finished one that, when I woke up this morning, I was kind of unsure about. I was worried that after all the the work I'd done this week, and how well it was going, that I would somehow macerate it to pieces today. But I didn't. I just had a major epiphany while I wrote it. I'm crying; I'm so relieved. I was writing it and this epiphany was going on for me and for my character and now I'm overwhelmed. It's times like this that I am reminded exactly of why I write. And I'm so grateful for this!

Comments

  1. LOL I love moments like that! I especially love it when my own characters make me cry! (Hmm, is that a little insane?)

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  2. Yay!!! Those moments are the best, when you are so mixed with emotions they all come pouring out because you finally figured it out!!

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  3. Short story writing is so envigorating. I have stacks of them hidden away. Undiscovered talent in the sock drawer. There are thousands of us, Amy. Let you be the one who IS discovered.

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  4. Amy I enjoy your writing too. Like Cro said - Let you be the one who IS discovered.

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  5. You guys, that is so sweet and I don't know what to say. I hope I'm published someday just to make you proud! Hugs and kisses xoxo

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  6. Hi Amy,
    Isn't that amazing? I get those moments too. I understand you when you said you "had a major epiphany". I get ideas in the middle of the night, or walking to work, or even doing the dishes, and I get a feeling of urgency that I have to put it on paper. Once I start, my characters guide me and tell me how the story will end. I absolutely love writing short stories!

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  7. Thank heavens there was no maceration.

    I dig the short stories you post. Keep 'em coming.

    And you deserve an award. Stop by my blog to pick it up.

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  8. Claudia- yay for the that!

    Matt- Oooh, I"m heading over now. Thank you!

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