• MY Work

    Befriending the “Delete” Key…

    This morning I sat down to write… I was on page 3 of my new novel–and struggled writing the story up to that point. I mean, I saw my character move through the world and her reaction to it but she was sluggish somehow and I couldn’t speed her up. Get to it.  See… I chose a point of view (POV)/tense duo, I’ve never written in before (First Person/Present Tense). I sat there at my desk to try again–“read it,” I commanded myself. And frankly–I was bored by my prose. I know where she ends up (thanks to the outline)–and I want to see her get there not watch her…