Looking back on February, poet S.P. Johnson comes to some pretty hard-fought conclusions about the act of “doing” vs “not doing”.
My draft now has 4 points of view now. Sentences are at war, whole paragraphs are passive. It is a lawless land.
I’ve been pretty obsessed with this new story… Anyway, here’s an (unedited) excerpt.
I had a ridiculous dream about a month ago. There was a clear beginning and middle. No ending.
Guest Writer S.P. Johnson’s rumination on the writing process is a hard-earned reminder!
Somehow, I only wrote 7,548 words in January. In contrast, I read over 86,700 words in fiction.