Well... I say homework, but it's not like when I was at school. If I don't do it, I won't get detention, or 200 lines or anything even more draconian. It's so that the others in the group can critique it and help us improve.
I have been struggling with it since it was set. I kept kidding myself that I had to get my MS finished, and continue with the edit on the other book. I couldn't get distracted by this. But, if I'm honest, it’s because I couldn't think of anything to write.
The task was:
Imagine you have summoned the genii by rubbing Aladdin's lamp.
You have been granted three wishes.
Which three wishes would you choose and why? 500 words max.
This morning, I had a germ of an idea, and on my way home, I blurted out the whole thing. 530 words. It didn't quite match the task, and I think I need to trim it a bit.
At the moment, I'm just taking in the positive that I've written something to order.
If you guys are unlucky, once it's edited, I may just post it on here.