Ok, so I'll forgive you if you want to roll your eyes and start foaming at the mouth now. But ... it is an interesting discussion topic!
Imagine my surprise when I stumbled upon an article which unearthed a phenomenom called serial novellism. You what? Yup there is such a thing called serial novellism. Apparently there was even a South African novellist who suffered from this malaise! Her name - Mary Faulker. At least that's one of the six pen names which you might recognise her by. She wrote a total of 904 romance novels which equates to about 20 a year while she was writing! Good grief! Now imagine how terrible I feel that I can't seem to be able to put together one in a year!
What's more ... she's not the only one. Alexander McCall Smith has the same problem! He can't stop churning them out. Series books, single titles, screen plays - the more the merrier it seems.
To read the full article ... click here.
The moral of the story I guess is - if you're committed to writing that book you will. But if you let the excuses get in the way, you won't! Oh dear, let me just quietly slink off into a corner and whip out my laptop. Gotta go write ...