Literary Challenge #13 Discussion Thread
View Single Post
Join Date: Dec 2007
03-06-2012, 04:25 PM
Originally Posted by
So what was it about this challenge that keep people from doin it? Was it the specifics? Was it because of it beig voyager associated? Or was it too specific with the suggestions? Either way I'm looking forward to the next one.
For me, the trouble is as I said above, it sounded too much like a TNG episode. Voyager and Enterprise (if you count The Expanse episodes), have done similar stories as well.
There was a lot of story that was asked to be covered, and condensing it into one or two log entries is a bit much. Either some story gets lost, or I need to make multiple posts, and if that's the case I might as well write a novella. If I am writing a novella, it won't be as log entries.
I also like having a bit more freedom when it comes to being able to throw a little bit more individualism into the plot, which I did since I already scrapped this idea once before, and also chose to post it as is out of stubbornness. Deviation from the rules is the Starfleet way isn't it? xD