“I’ve found blogging to be a low-impact activity, mildly narcotic and mostly quite convivial, but the thing I’ve most enjoyed about it is how it never fails to underline the fact that if I’m doing this I’m definitely not writing a novel – that is, if I’m still blogging, I’m definitely still on vacation. I’ve always known, somehow, that it would get in the way of writing fiction, and that I wouldn’t want to be trying to do both at once. The image that comes most readily to mind is that of a kettle failing to boil because the lid’s been left off.”
Relevant to any creative endeavour, and perhaps even to my own situation. So far, blogging has not helped me articulate my thoughts on game development as well as I hoped it would. And this should be no surprise, in retrospect. Back to the drawing board, maybe.