I have uncovered a new pet peeve. Or rather, re-uncovered an old one that I hadn’t had to dust off in a while, outside of things reluctantly read for English classes. Stories written in the present tense. Continue reading
I’ve mentioned that sometimes when I can’t write flat out, I turn to making a script of “what comes next” instead. Then I can sometimes flesh that out later into rough draft. Continue reading
Over 88K on Leatherbound at the moment; still working my way to the final battle.
One of the big problems with this rough is that my main idea started as mostly Romantic Comedy, then got… badly knocked askew by stuff I’d run into recently. (See the mess of reactions to, To Siri, With Love.) Continue reading
Okay, if fight scenes are hair-tearing to write? Social clashes are worse.
Well, someone I once wryly told could take 400 words to get through a door has free license to laugh and mock, because I have taken more than 500 words to deal with a sidewalk.
…It’s a very distinctive sidewalk. 😉 Continue reading
No, not the kind traditionally associated with New Year’s, although I’m sure a lot of weirder monsters in folklore owe part of their more bizarre descriptions to whatever the heck someone was drinking. Continue reading
Insert maniacal laughter here.
…No, seriously. 😉 At this point in time my brain is cackling like an exhausted grade-B supervillain, Continue reading