That’s the nice thing about having a superpower–it means that something that other people find difficult is easy for you–at least most of the time. I discovered my superpower young and got my 10,000 hours (of writing, people) in long before the world (temporarily) convinced me to write staider stuff. When I started writing novels where the bedroom door was thrown wide open, I felt like I’d come home. No strain, no pain. Of course, it doesn’t make all the rest of it–desk discipline, witty dialogue, accepting criticism–any easier. But at least there’s one thing I don’t sweat (figuratively) over.
My only regret is that I can’t post an excerpt that showcases this particular superpower because I’ve decided that my desire to share it with the blogosphere is superseded by my desire not to have my children and my children’s friends (and the rest of the world’s children) read it out loud at play dates.
So what’s your writing superpower? The black moment? Capturing emotion? Setting? Character? Internal monologue?