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I'm Sick Of Fifty Shades Of Grey

No, I haven’t read the book or seen the movie. But pretty much wherever I turn, someone is commenting or writing about it. I’ve ignored most of the blog posts and comments. 946 more words

God

There is Movement

Depending on where you are today, you might think it funny that I’m calling this a heatwave:

But all last week, we had to deal with ‘high temps’ of 9 degrees or so. 377 more words

Book

It is All About the Arc

As of this past weekend, Emmett’s biographical story structure is in place.

Now can I start actually writing the book? I wish.

That gigantic story architecture/outline I shared with you… 226 more words

Research Status

What We Talk About When We Talk About Plot

E.M. Forster defined the difference between story and plot this way: “The king died and then the queen died is a story. The king died and then the queen died of grief is a plot.” 523 more words

Writing/Rewriting

An Afternoon of Conviviality

Question: With an investigative reporter’s flair, Peggy opened the discussion by asking, “Was ‘Beware the Sleeping Dog’ about you?”
Answer: I tap-danced around that a little. 679 more words

Writing

Lundqvist out for at least a month

According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is going to miss at least four weeks of hockey due to a neck injury sustained on Saturday against Carolina. 163 more words

The Writing Life, Part II: Framing the Story; Surprising Find!

Although I haven’t done much in the way of ‘writing’ this month, I have accomplished a lot on Emmett’s story architecture. The framework looks fairly solid up to the midpoint of his story. 444 more words

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