Katherine Mankiller


Cliché story
September 24, 2005, 7:48 pm
Filed under: short fiction

I started a second story for Scalzi’s cliché challenge. I’m a lot more enthusiastic about this one, since I get to write aliens, woohoo! Of course, the fact that I have characters and a milieu and a general situation does not mean that I have a plot. Oy. But it’s fun. That’s what matters, right?
I actually found myself wondering if it was enough of a cliché. Then I thought about that for a minute and completely cracked up. Rest assured, it is an idea well-mined in media SF (and inspired by a science article I read last year, which is why I didn’t make the connection).


2 Comments

Go with your bad cliché self! I just have to remember to email mine first thing October 1st, before I take off for VP.

Comment by Jennifer Pelland

I was hoping to be done by October 1 myself, but I don’t think that’s going to happen. Oh well, I have the rest of the month.

Comment by Katherine Mankiller




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