Time Yesterday: 1 hour
Time This Week: 1 hour
I have made miserable efforts at trying to write of late. My goal is to have chapter (or, more precisely, scene) outlines ready for the beginning of June so that I can start work on the second draft of book one, and I have done some good work on that, but it has been very fragmented. The worst of it has been the head cold and laryngitis that I suffered from for most of the last week. Very frustrating.
I have outlines for about a sixth of the scenes I have planned so far. More work needed.
However, one benefit of being too sick to do anything useful is that I have caught up with some television that I was beginning to think I would never see: Heroes. I've watched almost all of season one over the last week, and greatly enjoyed it. I am looking forward to seeing the season finale, and although I have heard that the series rather declines in seasons two and three I am still looking forward to seeing the rest of what's been made. I am also sad that the story won't now be concluded. Not as brutal an ending as to Firefly, but still disappointing.
One thing that annoys me about the show is how the superhumans all have different powers. Not only that, but superhumans who have children then have superkids who have completely different powers from their own.
That kind of bugged me about The Incredibles too, but there again the mechanism for superness was never explored in that story, whereas in Heroes they posit mutation of a small number of genes. Why the high rate of mutation though? Why would someone super strong and someone with matter phasing ability produce a child with the ability to hack computers with their mind?
But the stories are interesting and the setting is rich so I don't really mind that much.
And maybe I can get some more writing done too.
Posted by Dunx at May 25, 2010 11:22 AM