There are few words as satisfying to type as “The End”.
The new short story is written. It’s approximately 4,100 words long.
The great thing about writing short stories is that within a day or two (or longer, depending on its length) you can complete it. Unlike the first draft of a script, which can take weeks to months to deliver.
For me, wrapping up a short story is a confidence boost, especially if I’m also chipping away at a bigger project. It proves that I can break through the finish line, even if it’s a short sprint.
Now, back to the marathon.