had a lot of plans since last week. I wanted to finish watching season 1 of Doctor Who. I wanted to finish reading A Clash of Kings. I wanted to play Rift. I wanted to try healing a heroic on my shaman. I wanted to watch the first episode of A Game of Thrones. I wanted to actually recap the show. I wanted to work on my second playthrough in Dragon Age with my sarcastic rogue having a friendship romance with Merrill.
Have I done any of that? Nope.
I started a fanfic account of the Merrill rivalmance, and each chapter grew longer and longer. I spent a 10 hour day reading nothing but lyrics to find songs to set the mood. I drabbled. I spent inordinate amounts of time thinking of story development. I fell in love with the wonderful female characters of DA2 all over again. I made thesaurus.com my new homepage. I wrote over 11k words, got fanmail, roped friends into proofing my chapters, especially that final one. I think I drove myself and people around me crazy, but that’s what I do when I obsess.
You can find the story on my new fiction page.
I hope I can get my nerd life back now, but I already have another story nagging at the back of my head, slowly climbing into the foreground. But first, a short break. Game of Thrones is calling, and I still want to recap the show.