Plotting Time

“Just recently several people have said my ability to answer so many prompts so quickly is amazing. Is it really? You know, I don’t think it is. I reckon, by latching on to a tale so fast I likely miss better opportunities. I’m sure I lose stunning details and of course my pace leaves my stories littered with mistakes. The moral : don’t write fast like me, just take your time to develop a story and enjoy the process.”

I wrote this story in answer to the following prompts:
FOWC with Fandango  — Blur
Your Daily Word Prompt — Repose

Plotting Time

Life races by in a blur
I’m sure you all concur
Yet the writer likes to be repose
Especially when writing prose

A story won’t be rushed
Our characters never hushed
I’ll never write in a race
My tales grow at their own pace

So, I sit and daydream
Wish I had some ice-cream
While your life is a blur
I’m plotting and barely stir

No, I’m not a scrimshank
I’m in my think tank
Waiting for my story to bloom
Then I’ll write up a dust plume


I need your votes my friends!

My story ‘Oracle Train’ is doing battle for a place in an anthology. Please come and vote for and support me at Purple Wall – Vote Now! and thank you for the support!


Thanks for reading my friends.

There’s more in the Poetry CornerPoetry NookShort StoriesShort Stories 2, and, Short Stories 3 tabs.

Have a great day!

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