Has Covid-19 Changed Your Writing?

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Several writer friends have decided to compile a short story anthology to be published in the fall of this year.

With the only real guideline being a word count of between 1200-1500 words, submissions have been streaming in.

Although they represent many genres, it is clear that the coronavirus has been on a lot of minds. Approximately one-fourth of the stories entered so far were influenced in some way by the virus.

Unique struggles in romances.

Changes in family dynamics. 

Strains on finances.

Health issues.

The list goes on and on because a pandemic affects every aspect of our lives.

One of my own four short stories was directly impacted by Covid-19.

What about your writing? Has it been influenced by the coronavirus?

One thought on “Has Covid-19 Changed Your Writing?

  1. I’ve been lucky enough that my writing’s the only constant in my life. Everything else is negotiable. So the only thing the pandemic did was ensure that I had more time to write. Thanks for sharing!

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