Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Empty Nest Syndrome For The Childless Writer


So I’m sitting at my computer this morning, staring blankly at the screen. I try to get myself booted up, so I can start writing for the day. As usual, I end up wasting half the day playing online instead of working.

Today, I’m supposed to write the ending to my current WIP. I know why I’m stalling. I hate endings. The never seem to be as emotional or satisfying as they should be. I think I just hate leaving behind the characters I’ve written. If there were such as thing as Empty Nest Syndrome for the Childless Writer, I think I would have it.

3 comments:

Emily Veinglory said...

Time to start work on the sequel ;)

Amanda Young said...

Oh, if only I could. Other projects are demanding attention. :>)

JD said...

I'm too promiscuous or ADD or something to get Empty Nest Syndrome.

By the time I get to the end of one manuscript, I'm anxious to put those characters to bed (so to speak) and play with the next set of characters who've caught my attention.

Anyway, my nest is NEVER empty. If anything, it's a tad overcrowded, with characters spilling out of every nook and cranny, demanding attention.