For the first time in about 4 years, I finished a piece of short fiction which doesn’t have a definitive market or deadline. This one was just for me. It deals with Lithuanian mythology and cultural bits, something else I’ve attempted a few times but never got further than a couple paragraphs in. The first draft clocked in at just over 6800 words and while I don’t know if it’s any good, I do know it’s finished. At least this iteration of it is.
It feels good to be writing every day again. It feels great to have accomplished my goal of finishing new fiction this year. One or two more short pieces and then I think I’ll be ready to once again take on a novel. We’ll see.