The Latest Progress Report for The Guardian

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I love reading short stories. They’re definitely very popular too – I’ve met a couple of people who hardly ever read anything else.

Have We Had Help?

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If you read the lovely Jo Robinson’s post yesterday on getting bored with your current WIP, https://litworldinterviews.wordpress.com/2015/04/23/do-you-love-your-book/ all is not lost. It might just be that you are nearing the end of the particular WIP, even though you don’t realize it.

What do I mean? Read on…

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I’ve finally realized after many sleepless nights and endless hours of thought that my current science fiction WIP – The Guardian in all likelihood will end up as a long short story. In fact, the more I think about it – it’s a given. Each story always dictates its own length. Despite what many may think, the writer often has no say in the matter. Why? Because once we start a story in a specific way, it inevitably guides you towards where it needs to end, regardless of what you want. In other words, the story is in charge, not you.

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2 thoughts on “The Latest Progress Report for The Guardian

    Jack Eason said:
    April 25, 2015 at 7:47 am

    Thanks for reblogging it Jo😉

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    Tienny The Storyteller said:
    April 26, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    Eerie

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