does anyone else suddenly get hit with flashes of dialogue or scenery or characterization that would be perfect to use if you actually had a plot you could incorporate it into
Y’all know there are lots of short form narrative/creative writing formats you could use for snippets of dialogue or writing that you find intriguing to pursue, right? Also if you work them into smaller contexts then they might find their way expanded into larger pieces.
For a while I wrote exclusively in isolated vignette pieces, often they were descriptions of a person who never existed or answers to questions that were never asked. I found them no less intriguing because I didn’t know or understand the backstory, in fact the idea that for a moment I saw into an entirely different life or universe for a moment was intriguing in an of itself.
Imaginings, like dreams and visions, are windows of possibility, and possibly reality.