I’m contemplating what to do next. Finished beta reading and now I’m at loose ends. With the exception of a brief foray into editing a prior story, I haven’t written much in the last couple of weeks. Tried to finish something for a call to submission back in early August but then work decided to rear it’s head and I’ve been working a lot lately.
I think I might play some Don’t Starve by Klei Entertainment (Google it, it’s not expensive and if you like computer games, I suggest you try it). Don’t Starve, you say? What kind of game is that? It’s this fun, entertaining, wildly addictive cross between a world-building rpg, logic puzzles, strategies, and a fairly simple goal: Don’t Starve. Meaning, don’t forget to eat, except that you sometimes can’t find food. Don’t get killed either. There are monsters that will kick your butt. If you don’t eat, you die. If you get hurt enough, you die. A lot. Over and over again. But you keep coming back for more. There are Koalefants, Beefalo, Eye Birds, and a lot of other fun animals; even if you have to pick yourself up and start over…every….single…time. Until you run across things that allow you to have save points. Save points? Yeah, it’s a little like Mario World too. Sigh. Why do I play this game? Because, it’s actually soothing to the geek in me when I’ve had a hard week.
Anyway, enough rambling. I think I’m going to attempt to play for only an hour (did I mention it’s addictive?) and see how many times I can die in this silly, funny, and quirky game before going to bed. Maybe the muse will come back and I can write again….soon.
P.S. And for the lazy (as I happen to be sometimes), I’ve included a link below because I can almost hear people go: Sounds interesting. Where do I go?!