I've been on this site a year already? Guess I'm not so new, then. I still don't have a fursona, but writing furry stories adds an extra layer to the creative process for me. My activity waxes and wanes, but I'm never gone from here for too long. I thank all the friendly, supportive furs I've cyber-met.
Hi, friends! I realize I may never have even met you before, but if you're so curious about me as to read something as banal as my journal entry, consider yourself an honorary buddy.
In any event, I feel that finishing my first fur story is worth celebrating. Yes, there is 'My Furst Tail', which is techinically my first FIRST fur story... but, as any of you who read it might know, it was practice. I feel it is worth celebrating because "A Little Crush" is the first completely original thing I've written in a while; the first story I've written to completion in a long time; the first thing so involving and time-consuming I've posted for the world to judge; and because the world that I have posted it for has given it the community seal of approval.
And while I strive to remain humble and ever-appreciative-- ego tends to breed laziness among us artsy types-- I do feel pretty proud of this accomplishment. And I do not think I could have done it without you.
As a creator, I am motivated by ...