Starting Friday, I'm going to post a chapter every week of a mini-story that came to me in a dream. No, I was not attacked by a vampire like Stephanie Meyers in the middle of the night, but I was inspired to write a page of something I don't forsee being novel-lengthed. I just want to write it. That happens sometimes, you know. As a writer, it's easy to forget that writing and writing your next publishable piece are two separate ideas: the latter is what you do career wise; the first is what you do primarily for yourself.
I've told you, I have a WIP that I am really trying to get down and dirty with. The truth, though, is that as soon as a flame sparks, there's always going to be something around that tries to put it out. That's why writing for yourself is so important--- as long as YOU can remember why you love putting words onto a blank piece of paper, it won't matter whether you're published, unpublished, or somewhere in between. All that will matter is that you're doing what you love, and I'm looking forward to sharing something that I love (in all of it's unpolished, imperfect glory) with you (invisible) people.
Can't wait 'til Friday!