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The seven minute war

Created Sat 11 Feb 06 - 10:13 by Mithandir in category Chasing the Sunset

I honoustly can't remember when I started writing the Seven Minute War.

Or when I last updated it, for that matter.

Back then it was going to be something I'd update regularly until it was done. I figured 7 minutes would make for seven weekly installments of one minute each. I figured it'd be easy. I figured even I should be able to keep it up for seven weeks.

I figured wrong.

See, what I didn't figure was how hard it is to write. It may not seem so, but I consider it the hardest thing I've ever written, and I've written advanced calculus exam answers.

The problem is the fractured nature of the work. There's lots of events each minute and each of those has to:

In the end each of those items must in a few sentences describe a situation, and make it funny. It's like a gag comic where all imagery is done in text, and it's hard. Very hard.

Why am I bringing this up? Well, I'm at it again. After letting it lie for a loooooong time I've recently picked it up again and written twenty seconds worth of events.

With some luck ... the seven minute war will reach a conclusion soon.


Now if only I knew what conclusion.