drcpunk (drcpunk) wrote,

Sometimes Less is More in Writing

mneme and I were working on a play by email post. We did a really good job, and then lost that draft of the post. Sigh.

So, mnemex wanted a break, and we agreed that I'd use the most complete draft we could find and fill in what I could. He's now going over it and making it better, and raising an eyebrow or two at my quick fill-in dialogue. As I noted, I wrote fast, not well.

Me: I wanted to make sure the gist of it got in. I don't remember exactly what you said.

mnemex: But... this is...

Me: What? Blahblah silly villains blahblah did this naughty thing blahblah go fix. What more do you need?

mnemex: Less. We need less.
  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment