Take a breath

by Courtney
(Illinois)

There is no rush to tell the story. Take your time and enjoy what you are writing as you are writing it. I have found that years of essay papers and reviews and short story exercises have programed my brain to run at a full speed ahead rate. Take a breath and enjoy each word. The less you worry about spitting out the story and the more focused on taking the journey the more coherent the story will be.

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