Well, I’m getting closer. I find that I am getting distracted quite easily now – which is not a good thing this close to the finish line. I had written the first draft in the first person and my friend asked me to try writing it in third person, so that is what I am doing. So far so good – I think.
Adding senses is harder than it sounds. It is quite challenging and I find I have to reword many sentences. With a deadline getting closer – I’m a little stressed!
I’m working on a short story now. My friend took a look at it and broke it into pieces. But, that’s okay. I’ve learned that you can’t take things so personally and you need to let your work go to improve it. What I need to work on is my senses – taste, smell, touch, sight, hearing. I need to bring my story to life. I have a deadline of next Friday, so I’ll let you know how it goes.
It’s been very busy for me these last few days and it won’t be letting up anytime soon. For situations like this I try to write in my journal each day. Anything I am feeling, thinking, doing. Once it’s on paper it feels like a weight has been lifted. Try to squeeze in 10-30 minutes every morning if you can. It keeps you writing and the creative juices flowing. Give it a try and let me know your experience.