Sunday, October 21, 2012

Have You Ever...

felt like there was something just out of your reach?

 You can see it.  You can imagine the weight of it in your hands.
and yet - it remains elusive.
That's where I've beenMusing on story.  Trying to reach for something that melts and frays and disappears just as it hits the warmth of my fingers.
Man, it sucks.

Tell Me: Have you ever felt this way?


paige said...

More often than I care to admit.

Sheela Chari said...


The story I'm working on, I have everything down but the plot.


There is of course, an alternate path up the tree. We just have to find it.


ilima said...

I just went through this with the book I'm planning to write for Nano. And a few days ago, I figured it out, and everything fell into place like magic. It was a beautiful thing. :)

Anne Marie Schlueter said...

Yes!!! With NaNoWriMo just around the corner, I have bee feeling this very much lately!!!

Cynthia Chapman Willis said...

Absolutely! And this is sooo frustrating, but you stated it beautifully. Keep reaching and you'll grasp it. : )

Anonymous said...

I think everybody has. The question is whether to walk away and look for something more within reach, or grab an ax and bring the tree down. Hard work, chopping down a tree, especially for a turtle, but it might be able to be done.

And there might just be a plot in there somewhere... :)

Tess said...

Thanks, all. It helps to know I'm not alone in this feeling. It's getting closer...I can feel it!

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

LOL, I have that feeling every time I sit down to my computer. :)

Robyn Campbell said...

Oh man, Tess! Every day. But somehow I find a lower branch from which I swing to that highest one. Ha.