Prompt 84: Dear Reader

“Write a letter to the reader of a novel you haven’t finished yet”

Dear reader,

First of all, I want to say thank you. In a world where we have thousands (if not millions) of things vying for our attention, I find myself so grateful for the fact that you chose to deliver some of that precious attention to this work in your hands.

Second (there won’t be a third, don’t worry), I want to let you know that this here, this collection of words that weave into a story pulled from the depths of my mind, is a piece of me. You hold the result of endless hours of work, periods of elation bordered by those of self-doubt, and more editing cycles that I can count. All I can ask, really, is that I hope the story takes you somewhere. I hope the characters pull you in much like they did me—they have a life of their own, you see. In essence, dear reader, I hope I’ve given you something worth reading.

Yours, as always, your dear writer.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s