Kill Switch, a short story I wrote a while back, is now up on Short-Story.me. It’s about soldiers fighting an AI super weapon and (*spoiler alert*) everybody dies.
You can read the full thing here.
That’s all for today.
It’s a good question, one I ask myself quite often.
Obviously everybody is going to have their own take on exactly what inspires them to put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard/touchscreen) but there are probably some general truths out there re the human longing for connection and expression that, I would imagine, account for much of our collective creative output.
With that in mind, here’s an interview that recently came across my path and which sets out one writer’s response to that very question. Author and teacher, Katey Schultz writes an eloquent reflection at Fiction Southeast on what makes her writing tick and is well worth a read:
Until next time, DFTBA people!