I'm currently in the first flush of an idea for a short story (that my mind is trying to convince me could be novella length, but which we both know will end up scraping 2,000 words at most) and as per usual, I'm convinced this one is going to be great. That's nothing new. Here is how stories usually pan out for me.
Me: Ooh, interesting.
Me: This is going to be fan'frickin'tastic. Fantasy & Science Fiction here we come.
Open up blank page in Word
Me: I'm in love with you first paragraph
Several hours later
Me: First paragraph you suck
Some more hours later
Me: Idea you are plain old ordinary and why is there a garden gnome
Everything rewritten, rewritten and rewritten some more
Me: I'd send it to F&SF but my ink is low and I'd have to go to the Post Office
King of my castle.. by ~Rowiel on deviantART
NaNoWriMo Prompt Words:
Chorus of Devils