Friday, October 15, 2010

Posessed by the Writing Fairy!!

So y'all have heard me sort of whine for a couple weeks (months) that I haven't written a darn thing.  Well, something totally took over last night and I was a writing machine!

I was up until 4AM typing, brainstorming, and typing some more--2,131 words!  And it's even more random that I chose to work on the story that I had finished, turned my nose up at, and shelved.  Serisously, the "last updated" date on the file was March of this year.  I had decided that it was just my first full length stretch of the writing legs, and I was going to be okay with that.  But yesterday, thanks to some back and forth brainstorming emails with the fabulous
Between the Letters is making a comeback... 

The characters are a bit younger now, and there's a SLIGHT paranormal twist, but nothing vampirey or immortal about it.  Another of my WIPs, Anemone, is completely YA, so I think since that's what I've been writing and reading lately, this story just felt better pulled back a few years.  I have two computer monitors (for photo editing mostly), so I pulled up the original file on one monitor, and a BLANK Word document on the other, and literally started from the beginning.  It's different...  it's got more personality... I think I'm actually going to like the story this time around.(Well, I liked the bones of the story... but I wasn't HAPPY with it... you know what I mean.)

I knew I missed writing regularly, but I just felt so ON FIRE last night that it actually took me by surprise to realize how MUCH I missed it.  Here's hoping I can keep on keepin on.  

Thank you to my critique girls, Kristi Chestnutt and Kim Franklin, for rocking so much with the encouragement and direction help.  I couldn't do it without y'all. :)

So enough about ME!  Tell me about your writing progress!!


  1. Go Kristin! I'm so excited you decided to pick up BTL again. Really. And this time it has more spunk! I love it so far!! :)

  2. Way to go Kris--tin, way to go! So excited for you. :D

    I've been visited by that writing fairy, she's awesome. My writing needs her today. Send her my way, I've got cookies.
    Making Life a Work of Art!

  3. The THREE MUSKETEERS ride again!! :)

  4. I haven't been writing for two weeks! I'm glad you were able to get back into your though :)

  5. That's awesome :) Just the other night I took two hours to do all the plotting and brainstorming for a new novel idea, and so far, I'm in love! :)

  6. Yay!!!! GO Kristin!!! I'm getting ready for NaNoWriMo, trying to get myself out of my head and ready to push out some words!!! Let's hope I can make it!!! I need to have a team behind me for help, how awesome Kim and Kristi are 100 percent behind you!

  7. Congrats on your writing. I love it when that happens! Yay!!! =D

    ps: found you through DEZMOND.