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Downtime

This week I reworked the plot of my novel, sticking every major scene onto flash cards. I’m raring to go, I want to go in and squish all those issues in the first draft. 227 more words

Writing

...after I clean out your father's study.

Evelyn
Tomorrow, I’m gonna go to the hairdresser…
…after I clean out your father’s study.

From the movie “Stoker” (2013) directed by Chan-wook Park.

Novel 1 (development)

Can I come in?

Evelyn
Yes?
India
Can I come in?
Evelyn
Well, what time is it?
India
Would you brush my hair?
Evelyn
I was just going to bed. 58 more words

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Don't be morbid.

Evelyn
Good morning.
India
It’s afternoon.
Evelyn
Oh. I guess it is. Do you think you could…?
That’s my girl. Thank you.
Mm.
What are you doing today? 65 more words

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It's nice, it's a nice bath.

Claire
It’s nice, it’s a nice bath.
Justine… Please.
Okay, so…

From the movie “Melancholia” (2011) directed by Lars von Trier.

Novel 1 (development)

I swear to God, your sister can't do anything by herself.

John
I swear to God, your sister can’t do anything by herself.
Claire
Hello, darling. How are you?
Just do as I’ve told you.
There’s a taxi down the street waiting for you.  68 more words

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For me, it feels just like yesterday.

M
All right, time to say hello.
Silva
You’re smaller than I remember!
M
Whereas I barely remember you at all.
Silva
Strange. For me, it feels just like yesterday. 50 more words

Novel 1 (development)