I planned to write something to enter in the 23rd Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest. I also planned to write a short piece to enter in the Highlights Fiction Contest. Time was not on my side, but my main road block was a profound lack of story ideas. “Those ships have sailed,” so to speak. The deadlines have passed. I did not pull myself together enough to enter either contest. I am disappointed in myself.
Perhaps I should start a list of story ideas to draw from when I hear about a contest.
It’s not that I am not writing. I write every day. I just have not been able to align my thoughts with any writing contests lately.
To steal a line from Scarlett O’Hara, “Tomorrow is another day.”