Thursday, February 01, 2007

Moving Right Along


Even though I'm still not 100%, I decided to ignore the sink of dirty dishes last night and opened up the laptop. And I got to write for the first time in about a week. It felt great. Oh, how I love to immerse myself in my fictional world, especially when the real world is teetering on its axis a little too much.

If you're a writer, what's your favorite part about the writing process?

9 comments:

  1. YAY YAY! Glad to hear you're feeling so much better. :)

    My favorite part of the process is editing and rewrites and of course, living vicariously through my characters. They get to do so much more interesting stuff than I!

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  2. Glad you're feeling better, Melissa. :)

    My fave part about the writing process is immersing myself into another, larger world. Way back when, I used to fume about my mother-in-law's antics. Finally, I thought "There have to be better things to think about than this!" That's when I began writing. Honest! That's how it began, so I guess I owe her a "Thank you" for being such a pill.

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  3. Hmmm, I think it's getting lost in the plotting process. Working through the nitty gritty. I love just retreating into a totally different world.

    And the writing when it's going really well, when the story just seems to flow out of my head and onto paper or the screen.

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  4. I love living in the world of my characters and with my characters.

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  5. Being truly in The Zone. There's nothing else like it!

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  6. Glad you're starting to get back to feeling better.

    I like when the ideas come out faster than my hands can type.

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  7. The coolest thing I've experienced is the times when I feel I'm almost *channeling* the story, more than creating it.

    Later, when I read those pages, I think I'm not half-bad!

    It feels magical, and addictive. It makes me feel like I've truly found my place in life.

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  8. Ooooh, I hate that I'm not getting around blogging anymore. I didn't know you'd been sick. Glad you're feeling better.

    Favorite part? Just sitting down and actually writing, when the words flow and I don't notice the time.

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  9. My favorite part? Starting. When everything is possible.

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