Coming Friday: Cameron finally gets to work, and it’s a bit…distracting. Also, I have do some pondering what how easily it is to clock a woman writing a male character, and whether the tools for doing it are outdated.
Just a little look back at the start.
This week, Hatsumi is rocking the book title. Also, I muse on the venn diagram between authenticity and originality when writing fiction – how do our experiences feed our writing, and what kind of assumptions do we make about their uniqueness? Read now at https://syphoncontinuity.substack.com.
Experimented with an alternative version of the chapter too–a little light haiku. In the full chapter, Kenji is getting up to hijinks. So many hijinks. He should perhaps consider fewer hijinks.
This chapter: Cameron starts a new job and a new side-gig. Both have a few red flags.
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