View of Earth
|1 min read
I am not a temporarily-embarrassed millionaire.
I'm getting close to being in the writing habit again. For the last while, I've been jotting down notes and ideas; I have some thoughts on a protagonist, some themes (see journal's title for one), a cobbled-together selection of worldbuilding tropes, and the start of a plot. I also have a few thoughts about some of the standard rules for writing that might be worth breaking, if I can pull off the right way to break them. I am fully aware that, if I were to start trying to write a story out based on what I have so far, it would be crap, in several dimensions, and possibly even fractally. I am also fully aware that I am perfectly comfortable writing a crap story after having spent so long having written so little. There are a great many worse things I could be spending my time on than writing terribly-written fiction... and, of course, there's always the hope that whatever I write afterwards would be ever-so-slightly less terrible. So keep an eye on this space. I don't expect to spend