What's it like to write a novel? Some days it sucks. Just like work. You get up, try really hard, but the neurons aren't firing right, but you keep on going anyway. Other days are a pure joy. I was in a blue writing funk last month but made a public commitment to redouble my efforts and push on to finish the first draft of my latest novel. I share this with you so that you can see that it's not all skipping through the daisies. Writing is work and it's hard. But it's also not impossible, just takes discipline and perseverance.
I have just come home from seeing Jodorowsky's Dune in the movies with an old friend from high school. A lot of events had to come together for me to see this movie and it so inspired me that I rushed home and am now sitting in front of the computer. I've been up since 5 am, worked all day, went to see the movie and now it's 10 pm but I need to write this all out before it slips through my mind.