Iowa Writer's Festival July 2013

Here I am once again looking for my muse in order to write what's on my heart.  What's the problem?  I think I write a little too succinctly to be able to write a whole novel, although I certainly have plenty of material.  Maybe a novella?  chapbook?  pamphlet?   

There are some very talented writers in my class and I learn so much from reading their work.  The instructor is also so good and I have my conference with him this morning.  I'm hopeful that I'll have a sense of direction after today.  It seems like I generally have this lostish feeling mid-week when I come here, and then experience some kind of breakthrough.  Let's hope the trend holds....