I attended the LDStorymakers writers conference this week, and took enough notes to choke a hungry goat. If I printed them. Have no fear, I’m not going to feed the laptop to the goat . . .
The three days have given me some time to reflect on my writing projects. And the jury is still out.
Do I finish the second book in The Chronicles of Gan right now? It’s currently at about 55 thousand words. Or, do I switch gears, and work on the project which I intend to submit to the national scene once I get it done? I am so conflicted.
I did learn from David Wolverton (a.k.a. David Farland), that I need to get some exercise and get up earlier. And not eat junk. Only a little guilt there. Well, perhaps a lot of guilt.
I have been so incredibly busy. New job, new assignment at church, getting ready to move . . . I have to figure out how to balance family/work/church/writing.
HOW MANY people out there really want to see the sequel to THE THORN? That project is dear to my heart. I WILL finish it. I just don’t know when. Do I simply jump in and get the thing done? Or do I work on it after I have my national-bound project out to agents?
OR . . . do I just forget the whole publishing dream? Let’s be honest here, the publishing industry is a LOT of work, and most of it has nothing to do with writing at all. Besides, I didn’t start this journey just so I could be a rich and famous national author. I started it because I wanted to write. At the moment, I don’t seem to have a lot of time to do the thing that I love.
I need to find the time to write!