All of that dissipated in the face of life, a busy season at work, and a general lack of creativity overall. I hope to start working on something — anything — creative again soon. I think what I need more than anything else is a clean slate when it comes to a project. Not that I don’t love the previous project, I do, but I’ve stalled out so much that I think I need to try my hand at different words. Different characters. I have a character speaking to me that wants to come out, and I think if I let him out, then the other story will flourish better. I kept wanting to tell him that he could be in be in that story, but he does not fit.
And so I am capturing errant thoughts that build up a new world. A new idea. I have been immersed so long in the words of others that I think I might finally be able to let my own free to fly up to the heavens.
Whether it’s jewelry, photography, or writing, I am determined to capture and hold onto the balloon of my creativity. Fall is here, and I believe what I want to write is a cozy story best suited to chilly winter days and hot mugs of cocoa. As in every story I write, there will be prominently featured, a cat.
Why? Because my girls are my inspiration. Behold, my dreamer: Summer!