I'm only making one resolution this year and that is to write more.
More short stories
More long stories
More articles (and I'm not allowed to count blog posts)
Just more really and that includes writing without thinking what it is going to be or assessing its potential market. That's why I've decided to participate in A RIVER OF STONES (see the logo on the right).It's an interesting project that is going to propel me out of my comfort zone. The idea is create a small image or thought, to observe and think about what I'm observing and do it every day for the month of January (you can still join in even if you're reading this after January 1st - click on the logo to find out more).
So, what really is a small stone?
Someone commenting on A River of Stones website said that they were beginning to look very like a "Haiku gone wrong" which cheered me because I know I can do that (I'm not nearly so confident about writing a proper haiku even once, never mind 31 times). The organisors say that they are not asking for people to write in any form. but
Right. I'm ready to give it a go, remembering the words of Samuel Beckettto look, and listen and taste and feel with all your attention, and then to put this into words.
Fail. Fail again. Fail betterOne a day for 31 days and I've just realised that I have 25 minutes to complete the first.