Wow, the titles for these release posts are really boring, huh? Whatever, let’s save the creativity for the actual writing.
Writing this, I had a mini internal debate about the merits of accuracy versus readability. On the one hand, I could take the time to research techie stuff and make the story accurate to life. On the other hand, the whole point of FFF is to be stream-of-consciousness and spur of the moment. Wouldn’t doing research defeat that very purpose?
I went with yes, research does not fit into this current project. Personally, I usually really enjoy reading and writing pieces that are as real to life as possible. However, there’s also a place in writing for us writers to… well, make stuff up. Fiction is just that, fiction. Every story we read requires a certain degree of suspension of disbelief.
And who knows, maybe one day I’ll go back and revise FFF, and do that research. I like to think of all the writing I post on this site as ongoing, nothing is truly complete. There’s always room to improve, goodness knows I’m not a flawless writer right out of the gate.
My random confusing tangent is now over, go read Listening!