Thursday, August 20, 2009

Writing Time

I was reading Peter Varvel's Blog. Click here. I got to thinking: what is writing time? This morning I went running and used it as a space for me to think about a story. I'd been thinking about this particular story for months now.

As I made my way through the trees of Griffith Park, the first sentence came to me. I had other parts rolling around in my head, but couldn't get started. I NEEDED that first sentence to get me going. Finally, it came:

They always make me ugly--that's what men do to women they're afraid of.

I know it's a draft and will be reworked, but for now, I'm quite proud of it.

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