Writing diary #writingday1

I’ve had this story in mind for weeks. Months, even. It’s not really a big story. It’s a short story – ideal for any one of a number of competitions or magazine submissions that are coming up in the next few weeks. Maybe a few thousand words if I start in the right place. If I get started at all. I’ve started writing time after time – just like I’ve done with any of the novels sitting unfinished on my hard drive. But after literally thousands of words,  I throw it all out and start again. So why do I …