This is one of the things that makes us writers. Ironic isn’t it?
Sometimes we drive our stories. Sometimes they drive us. But we know we are “really” writers when we follow where the characters lead. Because it’s really their story and we’re just telling it.
LOVE YOU Mom!
Originally posted on Donna’s Family Life:
I have just encountered something I never thought I’d see… yesterday I got to the ‘end’ of my novel, with a whopping 20,000 words (so obviously I’m not done). But it certainly read like it would be a great ending, so maybe it could be the end, which means I need to add 30,000-40,000 more words between the beginning and this great end.
My daughter and I had chatted about possible plots, etc. when we first began writing in November and when asked, she mentioned a few ideas to put in my novel. Reading through the ideas yesterday, I crossed off a couple I had already added.
I liked one idea, although I had already written about it. But I kept thinking about it, along with other ideas and after awhile, I was ready to begin writing again.
The story was going great, a possible romance in the future was…
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