Vaira news in spoilers. Then onto the topic. Thanks to everyone who read and reviewed Hard Reset in the past week.
I've started writing on Vaira and I'm about a chapter and a half in. As such, I can say that the chapters are going to be about 5k words apiece, which is hopefully more manageable thank Backgrounds. The fic is also something of a clichestorm in that I am trying to play with the tropes of the genera. Some will be deconstructed. Others will
So, first some administrative news. Since Vaira's prologue is finished and I'm going to start posting the story at some point in October once I have a three chapter head start, I'm going to start using this blog to talk about stuff other than my own terrible fan fiction. I'm going to talk about trends in fan fiction in a manner I completely did not steal from @Beth Pavell, why are you asking? Specifically, overused Pokemon in fan fiction and underused
Updated 18th September 2014 at 10:40 PM by Rediamond
I go to university in about a week, which has meant that the last few weeks have been utter chaos. But I've still gotten things done. I read a book predicting the geopolitics of the next few decades, The Illiad, a brief guide to Navajo culture, and a dreadful historical fiction novel because the Amazon store and my local library had nothing better on the Maori.
But onto this blog's title. Vaira will have three central characters, all of whom are outsiders connected
Hey, so after about two months of informal work on the project I finally have some actual details on my next fan fic, which is tantamount to an announcement that it is a thing that is happening. However, due to research, planning, and a desire to have a head start on chapters before I begin posting it will not be happening until the fall.
Regardless, I can confirm that the fic will be called "Vaira," which is both a derogatory term against migrants in New Guinea and a sort
Updated 6th July 2014 at 11:44 PM by Rediamond
So, Backgrounds has effectively concluded here with the decision to not republish File 2 or continue with File 3. but, it did advance to the judging stage in the fan fiction awards for Best Dark Fic. So, that's a thing that's happening.
Outside of that I am busy doing research on the new project, with a new resolution. I will be avoiding notable physical or mental illnesses or disabilities this time around. While reading about insomnia and several types of personality