What is the longest period of time you have held a story in your mind or in development/conceptual limbo?
I was curious to hear from everyone on how long they have ever kept a story bottled- up or still do so to this day. I know that I had stories in my mind for years, and still do, some with the full-blown plot elements (beginning, middle, and end) but without the meat in the middle. One story in particular, The Great Occam Cobb was a story I thought of 2-3 years ago. A few plot points were changed up but the basic elements that held up the story remained the same.
This brings me to my next question.
Have you ever started to write another story in the midst of writing another?
I ask this because I've done so quite a bit. There is one story th…Read more >