You have to play this one on double speed even if you don’t normally. Don’t know how anyone can listen to this at normal speed. But it was a good example of a character profile. Only wish it was in text. A more a more boring and less detailed overview of his character can be found here.
A comic I have been following for awhile. At several points it got so crazy that I was not sure it could be redeemed but it keeps pulling itself back together. If you get all the way to the end, it is currently on another crazy streak but hopefully it will pull back together again. I think the author just want to see how far she can push things and still redeem them.
I think most of us know about AI generated art. Well, now people are using the lyrics of songs to prompt the AI and making music videos out of it.
It gets more impressive as it goes along.
Generally prefer the traditional version but for a modern version this was pretty good all the way up until they added their own bit on the end but thankfully that was very short.
A few years ago, I wrote a short story on a lark. It was not good but in my judgment it was not terrible. It was easy to write compared to serious non-fiction of comparable length so I figured I would do it again when I had some spare time. That may still happen sometime, but if it does, it will not have been easy. I have now gone through ten drafts (actually, eleven but one of the files is corrupted and I can’t look at it) and almost all of those drafts were pages and pages of writing.
You would think that if you already know what happens, figuring how to tell it should not be that hard particularly if you are not too concerned about quality. And it is not like I have been going though all these drafts because the events in question have been changing. ON the contrary, in all of the drafts, nothing about the basic facts of the story change. All that changes is how I try to tell those facts.
Even though it is my own writing, I actually found in interesting to go back and review the different ways I tried to accomplish this over the years. On the off chance that others might find it interesting as well, I have put the first paragraph (or the first and second if the first paragraph was really short) of each draft I have access to with some commentary below the jump.
New Zealand has been successful at avoiding COVID and that is why this story is noteworthy. NZ hospitals in crisis after ‘biggest January, February on record’
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