Ideas are inconvenient things

After swearing off writing new short fiction in 2011 to pursue the long form, I put down 500 words of a new short story last night.

I was driving home looking at the black ocean when I had this image of a large maritime chain stretching towards the horizon, constantly in motion, dragging small boats – each with a person in it – away from the mainland.

 

And just like that, the first story for 2011 is underway.

 

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One Response to Ideas are inconvenient things

  1. Ghylene says:

    Excellent! Bring it!!!

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