If you've noticed this is late, then you would be right. It's even later than I thought it would be because my computer didn't want to play nice. I almost wrote it on my phone but then I remembered it had the potential to be long, and that was going to stop me. Plus writing wasn't the original "W" post I wanted to make. I really decided on the fly. This is being written live which is harder than you'd think when your mail and your cat keep interrupting you. I ordered something from America a few weeks ago and it's only just arrive. In fact it was sent in a Chinese take-away box. I almost felt bad I had to break the box to get in to it. I wanted to preserve this moment. When someone actually used a take-away.
Speaking of writing live, I've considered podcasting live. I don't imagine it's all that hard. The only problem is having something to talk about for so long, and finding a time when people can listen, and when I can actually do it myself. The interaction side is cool though, you can tweet and email me while I'm on the air and I read stuff out and what not. It's something I've considered at the least.
Most of this post will probably be stuff I've said before but all collected in to one post. Writing is something I've not considered too much. It was something I wasn't very good at in school, and every attempt I've ever made to own a diary has failed. I think I've owned about 3 or 4 diaries in my time. I just never did anything worth writing down.
I think part of the problem I had with creative writing in school is that I wasn't, or still aren't, very creative. This claim has been tested however with every post I write, with every story I write. I think my problem may actually have been I didn't want to write what they wanted me to write. For some part though my problem IS a lack of creativity. I can write posts and books based off a very simple idea, but I don't get those ideas often. They don't just come to me. I can not summon forth the Gods of writing and beseech them for ideas.
Couple this with a lack of motivation and willpower, and you have a very bad writer. I proposed the idea with Bersercules of writing a picture book with him, and a lack of ideas have really stopped this happening. I think though I could do something like that quite well. I can write conversation better than I think, but now I have the problem of not being great with what happens during a conversation. My conversations seem long and drawling and there's not enough going on outside it, such as internal reactions to a conversation, or people looking away or what not. This is just another case of reading again and thinking "God I fukken suck."
Still, I love books, and I do enjoy writing, so hopefully I'll be able to balance the two, and continue to improve my writing ability.