Y'all know I love Star Trek and the alternate universe I've created here at BtS. I might not be as active in writing as I would like to be, but the love and desire is still very much alive, and I am working on trying to get back into writing again.
To that end, I've been doing a lot of thinking about my universe and everything I've wanted to do here. And as hard as it has been to admit it, I've had to accept that I overstretched myself -- there's just no way I can write for several ships, two space stations, and a new colony. My ideas are still very valid and ambitious, but I simply can't do it all on my own.
I love all my characters and wish I could keep them all as frontrunners, but there are just too many for me to be able to focus on. It's kind of not fair to them (if that makes sense) or to me to stretch myself so thin. I'm not doing any of them justice being unable to focus and write because there are so many to write for.
This is something that's been on my mind for a while now, in some form, but it's just recently -- after discussion with a couple of fellow writers on the matter -- that I have decided to shift my focus onto just two crews. All the others will remain in my universe, but they will be recurring characters only. My focus is going to be on the U.S.S. Messenger and the crew of Sanctuary.
Am I going to miss my other people? Absolutely -- but not too much, because they will still be around. They'll visit the station on occasion or run a mission with Dominic DeLuca and his crew. This method will hopefully enable me to focus on writing again and get more stories for all my faithful followers to read and enjoy.
Thank you all for your understanding while I begin making this transition.