Friday, 27 January 2012

The Writer's Bubble

Chances are, if you clicked on this based on the title, you already know what I mean by a Writer's Bubble. When I used to work hard on fiction, I found myself being surrounded by a little bubble of concentration. Nothing could burst it because I was so engrossed in the world I was creating on paper (obviously in the days before my trusty laptop came along!). It was a nice place to be, but at the same time, it was always a little isolating.

Cut to the present day, when I have been working hard on my "novel" again. I had actually forgotten about The Bubble. But today I realised that, in the times I have stepped away from the computer, I have still been in my own world, like a fiction trance. I only shook myself out of it a moment ago because, I was just finishing my lunch, and for unknown reasons, I threw my fork in the bin.

So, either it is because of The Bubble, or I am losing my mind! I prefer the first option. :D


Do you often find yourself trapped inside The Bubble? And have you ever done anything silly/strange/amusing because of it?

4 comments:

  1. Oh yes! I find myself in the bubble a lot, much to the annoyance of Hubby and baby.

    You want a response out of me while I'm writing, you're probably going to have to ask three or four times!

    And that's hilarious about you dropping your fork in the bin!!

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  2. LOL, my mum has the same problem with me. I often hear, "Are you listening????" And I look up as if she hasn't asked me seven times and say, "Huh?" :D

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  3. Sometimes I'm so in my bubble, I don't notice my kids come home from school :)

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    1. LOL, I am sure I will be the same one day!

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