This is hard! (Hmmm…have I said that before?)
It’s also great. I’ve been reminded how fun it is to watch stories evolve and take surprising shape. Go in directions I hadn’t anticipated.
That reminds me of a time when I heard Kazuo Ishiguro speak. From his British perspective, he admitted that he thought it was just a little crazy when American writers talked like the story was in charge.
“Who is writing it anyway?” he wondered out loud.
Whether it’s me writing the story or my novel writing it, this thing is still being written… little by little.