Seems like change is almost always a good thing. Changing scenes helps push the story forward. Personally, it seems like my life’s scene changes always come at this time of year.
This year, I’m starting a new job soon. I’ve embedded myself even deeper in the corporate world, but, on the positive side, I think I’ll have more mental energy for writing once I am away from the office.
Then there’s holidays, always a chaotic blend of disruption and tranquillity. This time around, my life is disrupted by a certain notorious pest in my house, which will require hours of cleaning and preparation to get rid of the problem. I would love a change of scene, right about now.
And the tranquillity… well, no evidence of that just yet, but I’m trying to stay optimistic.
Meanwhile no writing is happening over here. Though I did submit a story to the Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Contest, since I already had a story revised down to 1,500 words. And I’m soothing my imagination by reading a biograph of Charles Schultz and finally getting around to reading “Call It Sleep.”
Here’s hoping in a few weeks’ time, when the scene changes, I’ll be reaching a satisfying resolution.