LNH20: Writer's Block Person #37: "Dream a Little Dream of Me"

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Wed Jan 31 18:38:40 PST 2018

On 2018-01-31 18:20, Drew Perron wrote:
> "Oh boy!" said Writer's Block Person. "It's time to go out and see the 
> Super Blue Blood Death Time Space Ultra Phoenix Moon!"

That's the best description I've heard yet for that cosmic event. 
Fortunately in Seattle, the clouds protected me.

> They ran into the mall, but half the stores were closed. There was a 
> comic book store that was dark but its door was open, and they snuck in 
> and looked through the comics and trading cards. "Oh boy!" they said. 
> "It's the '70s Superman vs. Spider-Man, for four bucks! I wonder if 
> there's anyone I can buy it from! Wait, what's this?" They shook it and 
> Magic cards fell out of the comic. "This is my old red-blue deck! How'd 
> it get here?"

Gee, that sounds like one of my old stories...

> "It's the power of the Writing!" said Kid Review. "Because we never 
> finished that arc of The Tribulations of Kid Review, it's crackling 
> through the Mindverse and giving you... THE ULTIMATE ANXIETY DREAM!"

... and now I know why.

> "That's right. Good enby." Writer's Block Person leaned in and gave Kid 
> Review a soft smooch on the lips, and the latter sighed in contentment.
> "mmmm..." The third person in the bed made a displeased noise. "less 
> talking, more cuddling," said Lady Review.
> "Yes, ma'am." Writer's Block Person cuddled in on one side of her, and 
> Kid Review cuddled in on the other side, and soon the three of them were 
> back in dreamland.

... Not gonna guess whether this is a dream part of the story or not, 
but it's perfectly in character and continuity.

> The demons frothed and bubbled in their dimensional rift. They were 
> being checked, they could not yet claim the minds of men!
> Too bad. I write what I want, and I'm not ready to do more of that plot 

I agree.  I don't recall the demon plot at present.  And it seems to me 
that when you defeat demons, the demon plots can go away if you want.

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