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Keeping track

Unexpected side effect of working on FFXII and FFX-2 stories simultaneously: Baralai's voice ends up a lot more formal. I have to keep reminding myself that Spira's leaders are not nearly as verbose as those of Ivalice.

I'm actively playing with three stories right now -- one from the alphabet meme, "Aftermath", and an FF12 story that's been bouncing in my head for a couple of weeks at least -- and none of them are going particularly well. Too much atmosphere, not enough plot. This is a problem I've had before, but rarely with so many stories at once. I need to kick-start the bunny generators somehow.

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angeltaisha
Nov. 22nd, 2009 02:15 pm (UTC)
I like working on several things at once. That way if I'm bored or stuck on one thing I can go and do one of the others...the only downside is when I'm stuck on everything, LOL! Then I'm in trouble!

*kicks bunny generator* I hope they start working for you soon!

owlmoose
Nov. 22nd, 2009 04:48 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I expect it will start functioning again eventually, it always does. ;)

I like having several irons in the fire at once, too. But as you say, it can make matters worse to be stuck on everything!
angeltaisha
Nov. 22nd, 2009 04:55 pm (UTC)
Yes! You're right. Unfortunately for me sometimes it starts up at times when I can't get near anything to put it all down, lol!

I learned a few years ago that I was able to function better writing-wise by having several things to work on. Once I get something out for one story, the other ones kind of line up and I flit from one to another. I haven't done that in a while though; I seem to be focused on one story for now.I just have to get it all out until I'm ready to move on I guess.
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