You know what? This week was a mess, mostly because of the hot water machine at work – which is why I’m bringing a kettle on Monday. That said, this was a lovely day to end the week on. I honestly would not change anything about the day. I think I also found the story I want to tell in MAL at last, even though it took a while. And, I think I finally figured out the genre I like to write: Mellow/Melancholy Romantic Sci Fi. Mouthful, yes, but it makes me happy. I like to paint on a backdrop of how imperfect the real world is, and juxtapose/enhance that with science fiction elements, a sprinkling more than the whole story. And most of all, I like characters forming cute bonds, even if sometimes those bonds can’t last.
So yeah, today was a good day. Here’s hoping a good weekend follows.
Published by Sam Shuttleworth
I’m Sam, and I live to write. I spent most of the first 8 years of my adulthood trying to balance writing with a large amount of crap in my personal life, until towards the end of 2018 I threw everything out and started afresh with just my writing. I built the new me around one goal: I have to write at least 1,000 words a day. I called this goal 1K, and it changed my life. So long as I write a thousand words a day, the day is a success, and atop that I've managed over time to build the life I wanted all those years.
My greatest flaws as a writer is I still use too many adjectives, adverbs, connectives as openers, accidental passive voice and I don't force my work down people's throats enough on pain of extreme and unusual torture. My greatest strength is I know my greatest flaws and I'm working on them.
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