I WOKE UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT WRITING

  1. 1.
    What if all the answers to your plot problems are things that make you absolutely cringe and itch all over?
  2. 2.
    Can ALL of Act II be a montage without dialogue?
    Half-kidding
  3. 3.
    Is it okay to make something unnecessarily sci-fi because you're sick of the genre you're in?
  4. 4.
    Do I actually just want to write a string of unrelated conversations between people, that are untethered to plot or character motivation?
    MAYBE?!
  5. 5.
    Can you get away with none of your characters finding fulfillment because that feels more realistic to you?
    Is this a sign you should be in therapy?
  6. 6.
    BONUS: What does it mean when you wake up in the middle of the night with questions about writing?