It’s really bad timing. I am not ready to start a new story. I don’t have time for another story, but the temptation to dabble with it, is almost overwhelming. This new story is a good one, I know it has legs but I really need to focus on my current story, the novel that has taken over all my
spare time of late and has to be completely finished by 31st August. I can’t be distracted at the eleventh hour (well its maybe not quite that late but you see what I mean), by a totally different set of characters, plot and
This is not the first time this has happened, as the four other unfinished novels I have kicking around would attest to. However, it is the first time it’s happened when I have been so far into a novel and so focussed on finishing it. So I now have two sets of characters marching around my head and soon they will be fighting for my attention. So I am now trying to scribble down the new ideas, slam the notebook shut and lock them away quickly, so as not to take up vital brain space, and time. I am also trying to avoid sounding like a psycopath when I talk about It’s not easy but it’s the best I can do!