Hi everyone! Just wanted to share.
At least, that what everyone tells you. People voiced to me more that once that the first sentence is always the hardest and then your story will flow like a river of honey. I ponder this question. Who the hell does that happen to?
Some writers are able to outline their manipulation of words. Within fifteen or twenty minutes (depending on a writer’s process) they have created chapter one through whatever and prepare to execute the plan via laptop or netbook. It keeps them focused. Not me. When I use that method…
1. Chapter 1 seems forced and stilted.
2. Chapter 2, the story runs amok.
3. Chapter 3, even my characters have turned against me… “CHARLATAN! How dare you, Madam? What display of tomfoolery is this? YOU charmed us with the belief you could compose masterpieces of brillance! We demand justice!”
So, to keep the villagers happy, I decided to write in the form I know best: Disorganization.
Now, the one thing I hate to admit is that this phrase has stuck…
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