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Getting the words down. posted 29 April 2006 in Writing TipsGetting the words down. by Anasurimbor Bob, Commoner

Hi guys, I'm new here (c:

I'm a "writer in theory" too. I'm a copywriter, so I have to write stuff every day...but when I finally get a few moments to sit down and work on my own ideas and stuff...I don't get anything done!

It's not that I don't have ideas. I have heaps of them - more than I know what to do with. It's not that I'm lazy - I have pages of scribbled notes, character descriptions, plot ideas, and stuff.

But what's really killing me is getting the first sentence of the actual book - not a plan, not a description - the actual book - down on paper. Well, screen (c:

I just don't know where to start! It's almost like the task ahead is just too big for me! Aaargh!

Does anyone else have this problem? view post


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