Writing a story is like constructing a body or anything at all. There needs to be a structure to it or it will crash to the ground.
If you’re traveling somewhere do you want to be looking at a vast area of nothingness for long periods of time? Or do you want to see a landscape rich in color and terrain? It’s the same in writing.
All of this to say that the experiences of the Millenial Generation are so unbelievably vast that it would be difficult to condense the experiences into one work. Perhaps our generational novel wouldn’t be one novel but several.
What I call the curse of a writer, is really the weight of that metaphorical albatross, that psychological burden that feels like a curse.
We all learn from somebody in this marathon, so don’t waste your time comparing yourself to others.