Haidley the Unwanted

28 April 2017

THANK YOU

Thank you to those who’ve taken time to like this piece. It’s been very encouraging and motivating.

Good news: it’s also nearly done – I will end this portion of Haidley the Unwanted at C (100). Just tying up some of the loose ends for this part.

If you haven’t already guessed by now Haidley is primarily an exercise in “minimalizing” my prose writing. Using a poetic structure is my own inspiration in trying to focus on what is essential to the narrative. I noticed this “padding” creeping into my writing whilst revising  Lammorian Chronicas nearly a decade ago.

There are other areas of this writing discipline that I wanted to improve on, such as setting writing goals and sticking to them, pacing oneself when writing, keeping to the structure of the piece (four words per line is hard at first but gradually gets easier), and developing a writing routine, among others.

POSTSCRIPT

Finally, Haidley the Unwanted bears no resemblance to any magical fantasy story. I deliberately chose this path because I want to see if it’s still entertaining without Puff the Magic Dragon or the Electrolux Man sucking people to death.

Go the Two-Tone Blue today! Titan Up! Go the Titans! 🙂

Cheers. Lawrence.

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Author: b20f08

I enjoy solo wargaming and writing. The first caters to the boy that never grew up; the latter satisfies a deep desire to communicate. Cheers.

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