I can’t believe that the week has flown by so fast, and the new week has just commenced. Has it felt like time has been moving faster and faster? That’s probably a good reminder that we should spend our time wisely, whenever possible devoting it to our loved ones.
Finally, I can say that I almost regain my health. My voice is mostly back to normal now, not hoarse or croaky anymore. No more fever, headaches, body aches, and all kinds of aches. The pesky sniffles and occasional coughing are still there though. But those aren’t so bad. I can manage to function with them, for now.
As I mentioned in the previous post, because of the flu I was able to do some writing. That’s good, of course. But somehow the plot bunnies have come out in droves. LOL. I guess it’s true when they say “when it rains it pours.” I know I shouldn’t complain, especially after being inflicted by the super extended dry spell that forced me to go into hiatus.
Still, it’s a bit overwhelming as I attempted to tackle writing 3 stories at the same time. Apart from featuring Albert and Candy as the protagonists, all 3 are completely different in tone, narrative style, and underlying plot and premise. It surely presented a dilemma. But this problem is nothing new for seasoned and amateur writers alike. I’ve even ranted about it once in 2014. (But can you believe it? 2014? That’s like 4 years ago! Although my last update wasn’t that far back—it was in 2016. So that was 2 years ago. Not that bad ;))
Initially I wanted to concentrate on one story at a time, in particular All I Want, as only a few chapters remaining for the prequel section. But somehow that didn’t work out so well. So I decided to just write based on which plot bunny stories came out and played that day. It was still challenging. There was a time when all 3 decided to jump out of their hiding places, causing me to frantically typing right and left. To be honest, I don’t think this will drag on for a long period of time; there’s even a very low probability for it to make it past summer. For that reason, I should take advantage of it as much as I can and keep the momentum going while it’s still there. This means there will be updates, but they maybe scattered across different stories and perhaps some other form of writings —I just want to give you a fair warning 😀
I’ve also been contemplating about releasing chapters in small portions, which is something I had done in the past before with Ninety Days. Now that I’m back to work, perhaps I should really do that, as the time I can dedicate to writing has dwindled significantly.
Anyway, here are the 3 stories on the top of my list that I’m currently working on: