I'm trying to apply the same thinking that helped me make hundreds of songs to my writing: process!
So instead of trying to wing it every time I open the DAW/text editor, I can follow a checklist to get the thing built, then do the fancy creative stuff later.
I'm currently designing a process to get writing done, but I want to see what others do to be productive writers. What's your process?
If you like #knitting, make sure to check out that hashtag and use it when you post about your knitting. Also, check out #MastoKAL, which will happen in December (it’s a nice asymmetrical triangular shawl/scarf - free pattern).
So let's talk about furry fiction, meaning: it's generally by and for furries, though non-furries seem to enjoy it sometimes. A lot of it jumps into the story assuming you know about animal people.
But I want to write for furries _and_ people outside the community. How would you start off a scene with an animal person main character to make sure the reader knows they're not human?
Like imagine they just plucked it off Amazon as a sample and they know nothing about it. What do you do?
The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.