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Wicked Small World. - Balinares — LiveJournal
May. 27th, 2011
10:07 pm -
Wicked Small World.
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May 28th, 2011 02:58 pm (UTC)
Dude, you worry too much! I thought we had broken you of the habit of inventing more trouble than you need. ;)
Also, you were part of us guys, so, still thanks to you!
(And I dunno, when reading my stuff again, I always get the feeling I just have no imagination for stories. I kinda like scenes, characters or situations I come up with, but I swear I'm hopeless at coming up with, well, you know, a
May 28th, 2011 08:08 pm (UTC)
I never said the concern was rational. c_c I'm not a very rational beast at the best of times.
And, dude. People made whole
on scenes and characters and situations. To stay with Pern, can you tell me what the story of Dragonquest is? I thought not. :)
Besides, story, you know... you just come up with those disconnected scenes, you put on your evil hat and work to make them more striking (usually it involves being very mean to the characters), and then you try to figure out how to link the scenes into a vaguely cohesive narrative. Mishun accumplisht. (There are recipes to good stories, too; Kodayu gave a great presentation on that topic at the last EF.)
Anyway... Speaking of being evil to characters... Maybe I should be posting something. Perhaps after a few more revisions.