Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge
Each Wednesday from January 9 – December 18, 2019, Long and Short Reviews is hosting a weekly blog hop.
Blogging is a fun way to meet people and get to know them. We’re offering a weekly “prompt” for authors, non-authors, bookish folks and others to share something weekly and gain new friends and visitors to the blog. There’s no pressure to write something every week (though it should be fun and a challenge), but we do ask that if you do post something, you share your link on the weekly post we’ll put up at our site (it will be the top post on the home page each Wednesday morning) — the link list will be open for new links for 48 hours. Other bloggers will also share their links and you can hop over and see what they have to share.
February 27th – Fictional Worlds I’d Rather Not Visit
Ha! Can I list worlds from my own books, or is that cheating? I’ve definitely written some places I wouldn’t want to be in–or at least, I wouldn’t want to be in the same mess as my characters are in. But I don’t think that’s really in the spirit of the question, because there’s a lot of stories where the ‘world’ is just fine, the characters just happen to be in an awful situation.
I’m into Game of Thrones but I don’t think I’d want to be in that world, because it seems like everyone there is having a really bad time. And if you follow the show–you know it’s about to get even worse! I don’t watch The Walking Dead anymore, but I used to and I definitely wouldn’t want to visit that world either. In fact, I don’t think I’d want to be in any post-apocalypse world. As interesting as it might be, humans would always be the worst threat in any scenario like that. We all know what would happen in a world without rules and laws. Some good I’m sure, but also lots and lots of bad.
I’m not a big fan of sci-fi but I don’t think I’d want to visit most of those worlds, either. The idea of being in space or on another planet is interesting, but scary and unpredictable to me. I think I’ll stay on earth.
How about you? Where are you not making any vacation plans for?