Hack (and Slash) Writer
I'm thinking of abandoning my last writing project, that had sort of bogged down and was in the process of going nowhere, and starting a new one based on the World Tree (RPG). Well, I mean, I already started it, but I'm thinking of 'officially' abandoning the last attempt and making this one the active project, where by 'active' I mean 'the thing I work on once every couple months'.
The idea is, the old one sort of sucked because the magical powers of the characters were sort of central to the story, and weren't very well defined at all. If I use a predefined magic system, I might be able to avoid that particular issue, at least. And Dungeons and Dragons has so
So of course, the first step, after writing the initial introductory chapter that sets the background, is to roll up stats for the main characters. Which brings me to consider the possibility that I don't really
want to start a new writing project, I just want to roll up a bunch of characters for the sheer spreadsheety goodness of the procedure... like with the story I was going to write with characters whose histories were based on random FUZION lifepath rolls...
No, this time I'm serious. And to prove it I'll actually write the chapter where each character is introduced before moving on to define the next. I swear! Current Mood: creative