>When I talked with Sarah last night, I noted — well, actually I complained and whined, but we won’t go there. It wasn’t pretty —
>. . . and we’re all running around trying to meet deadlines, do shopping, prepare for days of cooking, family, and who knows what else.
>I have been contemplating character purpose lately. As a key part of characterisation, most people would agree that a character needs to have some desire
>One thing that tends not to happen too much in science fiction (or in fantasy, where it’s less overt but still an issue) is any
>Sometimes you get caught in a certain pattern and don’t realize you’ve got trapped. I’ve been working too much and getting just about nothing accomplished.
>We all know the Douglas Adams quote: I love deadlines. I love the wooshing sound they make as they fly past. Years ago I heard