Seriously. Why are we doing this? You don’t have a book to promote.
Is that why you think I do this feature? To promote my fiction?
What other infernal reason could there be?
We’ve talked about plenty of things via this feature. The weather, working out, health. It’s fun.
Debatable. Anyway. What’s going on? You got quite a bit of snow last week, didn’t you?
A “bit” is underestimating it. It was unreal. I’ve seen blizzards before, experienced them, but this…
Not so fun when you’re an adult. Right?
Right. Exactly. You know me so well, kitten.
Again, because I’m you. You’re essentially talking to yourself. You get that, right? Right?
Anyway, what else is going on? Let’s see. I’m making plans about the future.
ARE YOU GETTING MARRIED?
Mom, is that you?
What’s this about the future? What’s happening? What are you doing??
Just making some significant changes. When things become more concrete, I’ll discuss them here. Until then–
Until then we’re all supposed to be on pins and needles, waiting with bated breath, until you reveal the plans about your non-husband?
That cabin fever did wonders with your temper and sarcasm, didn’t it?
So, your writing. How’s that going?
I’ve actually been dabbling in science fiction lately. I included a very sci-fi-esque story in my recent collection and it certainly lit a fire. So I’ve been writing short stories in that vein. Pretty proud of the one I wrote a few weeks ago, actually. I even submitted it for a writing contest.
How would you define science fiction?
Themes that deal with time travel, parallel universes, things like that.
Interesting. Are you going to post your beloved new story on here?
In a few weeks, yeah.
What do you like about that genre so much?
Here’s how I feel about it: if I write about time travel, I feel like the science fiction genre allows me to go as far as my imagination will allow and beyond without having to go too crazy with research and facts. Because no one has traveled through time. If I write a story about Savannah’s legal system, it needs to be based on the actual legal system in Georgia. you feel me?
So this is your lazy way of avoiding research. I feel you.
You’re the worst.
And yet you didn’t disagree.
I’m leaving you now.
*sigh of relief*
You really are the worst.
Yeah, yeah, yeah.