…that with a good solid idea then I could make a reasonable fist of writing a story around it. If Stories Aloud has taught me anything it’s that writers are just ordinary folk who’ve had the courage to plug on and take their dream further. What makes them different is courage.
Whilst I am not going for the next JK Rowling it would be nice if I could engage and please a wider audience than just friends being polite.
There is no point soliciting ideas for a longer piece of writing because as any fule kno’s it has to come from within so you can nurture it, develop it and take it in different and sometimes unexpected directions. You can’t do that if it ain’t your idea.
Regarding my inherent inability to get a comma in the correct place I know I can rely on the others in my life to meddle (I mean edit) appropriately.
No one said it would be easy. However, I think it is time to wheel out my favourite phrase: Illegitimi non carborundum
PS: the above post came to me whilst hoovering up some of the permanent miasma of moggy hair in this flat. I still maintain that you could shave them, sell the hair on ebay and it’s a renewable resource.