musings

Alternatively

 
Lately been seeing, again, conversation about the song "Baby Its Cold Outside" and people explaining period context and significance to indicate that this song, often interpreted as being about rape, is not 'really' or originally so. One thing: analysis of the historical cultural context of art is valuable and informative, and may lead us to re-evaluate works we thought we already understood. Two thing: culture changes, and as it changes so does the reception of art. The song "Baby Its Cold...

Draft 4?

 
I've been thinking of reviving a plot element in Novella that I did away with a year ago.Currently Novella is in what's called "Draft 3". Drafts enumerate major changes in a story's plotline. The first draft was a more fantasy oriented story involving a pen that could control fate. It fell into the hands of a college age androgene, Novella. Although I toyed with the idea for quite some time, it never got very far. Eventually I recycled the character into another story more fitting...