I've yet to put one word on paper or screen, but for over a week now I've been thinking through a story idea for submission to the Warrior Wisewoman anthology.
Sometimes a sentence is all I need and I'm off and writing with a story. Other times, like this time, the protagonist is complicated, the world building needs oomph and I'm struggling with conflict (ho hum, yes that old bugbear of mine). So before any words, I need the ideas to settle in and start shining. For once I can't write my way into the story. I want to see the quest before my heroine embarks on her perilous journey.
Which is okay, because while the back of my mind deals with the story questions, the front of my mind is writing "Persian Flames". Oh my goodness. I think the title's inspired me. Uh, is it hot in here? No? Must be my imagination then ;)