Hello all. How are you? Me, oh I’m just fine. Just writing a blog post about my week.
So what’s been going on? Hmm… not much really. Just reading mostly. Though I’ve been keeping up with the random YouTube channels that I watch. Besides the usual content, what I’ve learned is that once more YouTube is changing things. While I understand why most having jumped ship, I can only think that the nails keep getting hammered in the coffin. Unless things change I imagine another harbor for video media will spring up, or become popular. There’s a bit more restrictions than many can deal with. Perhaps everything will be hosted on Patreon going forward, as that was the first thing all these channel makers went to after the last batch of changes YouTube put into place.
Anyway, enough of that. I did some writing, it went very well. I’m liking the book, and it seems to be easy to put words to page again. I’m glad, I got a little worried there. Perhaps because I switched back to tea instead of coffee today it felt easier. Coffee makes me irritable and anxious. Tea wakes me up, but keeps me calm. But man, do I love coffee.
Oh, and um… heh. Samantha and I had another brainstorming session. This was an unplanned one. While we should have been trying to sleep, both of us tired from our day, her more than me, we started talking. And what do you think we talked about? Why Sonic the Hedgehog of course. Ah man, it was fun. Hilarious scenarios ensued. Now I want to write some fan-fiction, heh. It was so stupid and wonderful I can’t get the ideas out of my head. Maybe we’ll write something up together, I can’t imagine doing it without her input. But yeah, that’s how most things we do happen. A stupid idea comes to us, we take it to extremes and have a great time. Then later work it out into a story. Mostly we accidentally turn something stupid and fun into an almost serious story, so we’ll see if and when we write this thing if it’ll be something serious or not.
In the end Samantha makes it fun to write. I write, it’s what I do. But to find someone who can make such things enjoyable, well that’s magic. And I appreciate it so much when we just throw weird scenarios back and forth, and come up with something wonderful. Usually wonderfully weird and stupid, but oh so enjoyable. At least to me, and us most of the time. Admittedly we probably have a weird sense of humor, but it’s great for us! Heh. So what I’m really saying is find someone, or a group of someones, to bounce ideas off of. Sure you can write by yourself, and you will be most of the time no matter how many people you know, but man is not an island. The world and its people are where the stories come from. From interacting and learning from each other.
Anyway, that’s it for this week. I hope you all have a good one, and I’ll see you next time. Tell stories to each other, no matter how weird.
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Update: You Must Be Drunk is published. Find it here. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07X8KH6WM. I’m 58% into the new novel’s first draft. My review over the first part is now done, and I’m back to writing.
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